This Article is From May 09, 2013

Over 200 houses damaged in hailstorm in Mizoram

Aizawl: Over 200 houses, especially tin- roofed and those with asbestos walls, were damaged in rain and hailstorm in different areas of Kolasib district in Mizoram, official sources said today.

Sixty-three houses were damaged in Kolasib town and 100 others in nearby Thingdawl village in the rain and hailstorm yesterday, the sources said.

Around 40 houses were also damaged in Bukpui village along the Serkhan-Bagha road and three houses were damaged in Sethawn village, they said.

Several landslides, which occurred due to rains, also blocked a number of roads in Kolasib town, they said.