Recent flood claimed 19 lives: Biren informs Assembly

Imphal, July 20 2017: Cyclone Mora and the subsequent flood in the State claimed 19 lives in addition to ravaging around 20,000 houses of 268 villages, Chief Minister N Biren stated today in the Manipur Legislative Assembly . As the budget session of the 11th Manipur Legislative Assembly was opened today, Speaker Y Khemchand directed […]

Water recedes, disease outbreak looms larg

Imphal, July 16 2017: Even though water level has started receding gradually in many areas of Imphal East district as flood water started flowing out into Imphal River and Kongba River through Nandeibam Uku and Bashikhong Kachipat Uku, many people at different locations have been infected by several water borne and common diseases like flu, diarrhoea […]

Over 1000 houses flooded as river bank breaches

Imphal, July 13 2017: Consequent upon breaching of a 200 feet long section of Imphal River bank between Khaidem and Laiphrakpam within Wangoi AC, more than 1000 houses have been flooded and a large number of people have been left homeless . Notably, a large number of people belonging to different localities of Wangoi and […]

Many areas in Imphal remain inundated

Imphal, July 11 2017: The current spell of flood is the severest in the last 20 years and the rainfall recorded this monsoon is the heaviest during the same period . Usually, Manipur faces flood situation when rainfall rate in catchment areas reaches 30 mm but the rainfall rate recorded this year in catchment areas […]

Flood at Kongba Nandeibam Leikai, Khongman Mangjil

Sudden rise of water level in Kongba  Nandeibam Leikai, Khongman Mangjil and its surrounding areas has led to man-made flood affecting hundreds of houses. Many of the local roadways (leikai gi leirak) have been totally submerged under the flood water. Many families affected by the flood are taking shelter at the nearby high ground safer […]

Water, water everywhere but not a drop to drink… Amid flood, drinking water scarcity hits valley

IMPHAL, Jul 6: Amidst the flood that hit the State following torrential rain, scarcity of drinking water has surfaced as people of the State particularly the valley districts are facing an acute shortage of clean water supply. Meanwhile, officials of Public Health Engineering Department (PHED) have appealed to all to use drinking water thriftily. Talking […]

Water, water everywhere but not a drop to drink… Amid flood, drinking water scarcity hits valley

IMPHAL, Jul 6: Amidst the flood that hit the State following torrential rain, scarcity of drinking water has surfaced as people of the State particularly the valley districts are facing an acute shortage of clean water supply.

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Disaster filled two months : Declaring State calamity

State calamity. Of severe nature. The losses incurred are yet to be officially calculated, but it is only right that the State Government should go ahead and declare the present flood situation in the State as a calamity. The series of natural calamities that have struck the State in the last two months all had […]

Flood damages properties

Imphal, July 04 2017: Around 200 houses in Khabi Maning Leikai, Top Khabi of Konthoujam Kendra under Imphal West district have been affected by flood due to the heavy rainfall during the last few days . A large number of families have been rendered homeless by the flood which resulted from the overflowing of the […]

Flood wrecks Aigejang bridge

Kangpokpi, July 03 2017: The only connecting bridge over Khamenlok river that connects Aigejang village and Khamenlok in Saikul AC with other parts of the State has been swept away by the recent flash flood . The wooden bridge served as a key component of road connectivity leading to the State capital and is the […]

Emergency Flood Review meeting held Disasters declared natural calamity

Imphal, Jul 3 (DIPR) :An emergency Review Meeting chaired today by Chief Minister N Biren Singh at the Chief Minister’s Secretariat reviewed and assessed the flood situation in Manipur.

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River banks breach, houses, fields flooded

Imphal, July 02 2017: Numerous houses and fields have been flooded due to the overflowing of river banks in at least two points of Imphal river and two at Kongba river . The incessant rain over the last few days coupled with the rapid rise in the water levels of the various major rivers of […]

Flood at Heibong Makhong, Mayang Imphal

Around seven thousands houses including Schools and Masajid have been affected and even submerged under water due to the flood water broke out from Turel Achouba river at Heibong Makhong area of Mayang Imphal. The flood water also affects Leishangkhong and several parts of Lilong areas. Thousands of acre of paddy fields and fish farms […]

Rivers in spate, many localities flooded

Imphal, July 01 2017: Following heavy downpour which lashed the State since last night, all major rivers draining Manipur valley are now flowing at flood levels . Water has been leaking through several points at Mayang Imphal Chabung company where a portion of Imphal River bank breached recently . On account of leakage of water through […]

Rivers in spate, many localities flooded

Imphal, July 01 2017: Following heavy downpour which lashed the State since last night, all major rivers draining Manipur valley are now flowing at flood levels . Water has been leaking through several points at Mayang Imphal Chabung company where a portion of Imphal River bank breached recently . On account of leakage of water through […]