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Rivers at Imphal breach at many places, several paddy fields , firms , houses inundated

by Rinku Khumukcham
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Incessant rain during the last few days has cause flood at many places in valley area of the state as rivers in the state breached and overflow at various places at many areas. The incessant rains also severely affected at Hills district too causing landslide at many places in Tamenglong, Chandel and Ukhrul district.
Most rivers in Imphal including Imphal River, Nambul River, Iril River and Tentha River breached at Uripok, Khurai and Irilbung area. As many as 100 houses are reported to have been partially submerged by the flood water at Khurai Puthiba Leikai in Imphal East district.
The streets of Khwairamband Kheithel area including Paona Keithel road, Thangal Keithel Road were flooded by rain water as the drainage system failed to bear the water volume.
Imphal River breached at Telipati area in Imphal East district. The water breached from the side had flooded around hundreds of houses at Telipati, Khurai Pangei Line and portion of Khurai Lamlong Keithel.
The Imphal river to overflow at Thombuthong Bridge area at Bamol Leikai and Singjamei Bheigyabatti Leikai. Houses at Imphal East side located at the bank of the river were inundated by the River water. The water level still is reported to be rising. At Salanthong area in Khurai people of the area had started shifting their houses to safer as they fear breached of the river.
Due to failure of the major drainage system in Sagalband, Uripok, Naoriya Pakhanglakpa and Keishamthong Assembly Constituencies most places were flooded by the rain water. Takhellleikai and Irom Pukhri Achouba Mapal area were also flooded. People of the locality blamed the government authority over its failure to maintain the Waisel Maril cannel.
In Thoubal district, many areas at Wangjing, Salungpham , Keirak, Wabgai and places at Kakching were flooded as Sekmai River breached at keirak area. As many as 100 acres of paddy field were submerged under water. Many fishery firms, and other cultivable area are reported destroyed in the flood. Several houses at Keirak Leirak Achouba and Kakching Chumnang Leikai are inundated under water. 
So far there are no report of any relief camp being open for the flood affected people in the state, however, local clubs of each affected area are proving every possible assistance to the victims.

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