Sinlung /
03 August 2015

Southern Mizoram Rivers in Spate, 100 Families Homeless

Flood in the Khawthlangtuipui river on the Bangladesh border submerged around 30 houses rendering around 70 families homeless.

Aizawl, Aug 3 : Swollen rivers in southern Mizoram rendered about hundred families homeless while one house was swept away by swirling Chhimtuipui, officials said.

Two houses were also vacated by the inhabitants in Darzokai village, on the banks of the Chhimtuipui river who took shelter in the village community hall.

Flood in the Khawthlangtuipui river on the Bangladesh border submerged around 30 houses rendering around 70 families homeless, administration officials of southern Mizoram Lunglei district said.

Submerged houses included a waiting shed constructed to commemorate the arrival of the pioneer missionaries - Rev. J.H. Lorraine and Rev. F.W. Savidge - by boat in southern part of Mizoram ages back, the officials said.

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