After a drought-like situation last year, Nagaland gets heavy downpour


Kohima: Nearly a year after Nagaland faced a drought-like situation, the state is now witnessing heavy rains as floods and water have accumulated in various parts of the state.

The Nagaland State Disaster Management Authority (NSDMA) said heavy rains were expected to cause floods and water logging in the foothills and low-lying areas of Nagaland.
Last week, Dimapur received 191.25 mm of rain, Peren351 mm and Kohima 342 mm.

While landslides are forecast in some areas due to ongoing rainfall activities, part of NH-29 along the Kohima-Dimapur road has also been affected by landslides and landslides in Peducha and Zubza. Which has affected the movement of traffic.
The Deputy Commissioner of Kohima has issued a notification stating that in order to remove the mud and rock debris which may have caused obstructions due to landslides and landslides, change KM 155 of Kohima-Dimapur 4 (Steel Bridge Area) All types of vehicles will be suspended. – Lane Road, and from Seicho Zubza Police Station to Peducha Check Post (Green Hills Restaurant).

The order will be effective May 20-27 from 12 noon to 2:00 pm.
Meanwhile, water accumulation has been reported in some parts of Dimapur district. NSDMA advised the departments and agencies responsible for the maintenance of public infrastructure and essential items to make necessary arrangements and contingency plans to deal with any situation during this period.

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