Heavy rainfall with intermittent gusts continues to batter the whole Mizoram state since last Sunday night wreaking havoc and causing large scale destructions on public infrastructures and private properties in many parts of the state.
As per the latest reports collected by the state's Department of Disaster Management(DM&R) and Department of Information & Public Relations(I&PR), families from more than 150 submerged residential houses at Tlabung Town, Lunglei District and Sairang Village, Near Aizawl city are being evacuated as the flood continue to rise and rise. The paddy fields in many parts of the state at the low lying areas are being submerged.
Life and activities within Aizawl, the state capital city is also partly disrupted due to destruction of many internal roads, Electric current cables, pavements, private houses caused by the storm and heavy rainfall. The main route to Lengpui Aiport, formerly National Higway 54 has been blocked by mudslides even as the clearance work is going on. Until this afternoon, obstructions of roads due to landslides continues to increase within the city . At the same the government is working in full swing to bring normalcy in the state.