Sangngaikot once again reels under flood

Imphal, September 20: The Sangngaikot area of Churchandpur has again reeled under flood after the July flood while many low lying areas in the have been submerged under water.

Leaders of the Sangngaikot Chief Associations and the SDO Sangngaikot block Zasanglur Joute and the SO PWD Lalboi, today paid a visit to the areas which was hit by landslides since the last four days due to the heavy shower since the past few days.

The landslides occured along Sangngaikot to Bungmuol village,T Khuongkhai road to New New Bijang and Zalenkot Phaimuol along the Baite road.

Flood at Charirel – Photo by Boyai Konjengbam

The team went to over see and take stock of the extent of damage acting on the instructions of the Singngat MLA GS Haupu who is also the chairman of MANIREDA.

The area that was hit by heavy floods
due to overflow of Tuining river are Zalenkot, Makhau village
At Zalenkot village five residential areas was submerged causing severe damage.

Many paddy fields was submerged in the flood.

Chairman of the Sangngaikot areas Chief Association, Paumang talking to this correspondent said, this is the second time ever this yea that such incident of floods occurred this year in the areas. He urged concern authorities
to look into their problems and provide assistance to affected families.

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