Manipur: Flood alert in Bishnupur over threat from swollen rivers


Manipur: Flood alert in Bishnupur over threat from swollen rivers.

Due to continuous rains in the northeastern region since last week, massive landslides have also been reported in the hilly districts of Manipur and even large rivers in the valley areas are flowing near the danger mark.

In Bishnupur district, Deputy Commissioner Lourembam Bikram on Sunday issued a flood alert in view of rising river levels in the district and directed the people to be ready.
DC Bikram said, “Given the continuous rains in the district for the last few days and the rising river levels in the district, it is seen that floods are likely in many parts of the district.” In a notification

All concerned are therefore advised to remain vigilant and take precautionary measures in close coordination with all stakeholders.

The district administration has also set up a help desk in case of any emergency. Contact numbers are 9856401043/8787859772.
On Saturday, Manipur’s second lifeline – NH-37 along the Imphal-Jiribam road – was completely cut off after massive landslides, landslides and landslides along the highway. People living in Tamenglong and Noney districts have been completely cut off from the rest of the state

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