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Severe weather ravages Thoubal district; Homes, Crops, Livestock devastated

by Rinku Khumukcham
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Severe weather ravages Thoubal district; Homes, Crops, Livestock devastated

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Imphal, Mar 31:

Strong winds, heavy rains, and lightning struck Thoubal district today morning, inflicting widespread damage to residences, agricultural fields, and livestock shelters. This onslaught occurred merely five days after a fierce hailstorm wreaked havoc in Senapati district.
The latest tempest tore through Khongjom Sangaikhong village situated in Thoubal district around 10 am today, leaving a trail of destruction. Numerous homes were reportedly swept away, and standing crops along with livestock shelters suffered heavy losses.
A home was seen blown away by the fierce wind accompanied by heavy rains in Sangaikhong village. Many others are also seen destroyed by the heavy rain. However, there were no reports of human casualty.
This recent devastation compounds the suffering caused by the hailstorm that battered Chakha village in Senapati on March 27. The unanticipated storm, coupled with torrential rain, decimated crops and razed around 40 homes to the ground. Reports indicate that five women sustained injuries during the chaos, resulting in the displacement of numerous residents.
The Indian meteorological department has issued warnings of further heavy rainfall across the state. Satellite image showed clouds in the North Eastern states of India indicated heavy rains in the regions.
Amidst the wreckage, affected families are appealing to the government for immediate financial aid to facilitate their recovery and rehabilitation.
In the neighboring state Mizoram, strong winds associated by heavy rainfall caused significant damage to homes and livestock along.
Reports indicate that several houses were demolished in various districts of Mizoram, with residents suffering considerable losses as a result. Several localities in Aizawl city also witnessed load shedding after the storm.

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