Heavy Rain in Manipur Causes Landslide, Flood. Rescue Teams Being Sent.

Updated: August 02, 2015 10:49 IST

20 people have died in landslide caused by heavy rain in the Joumol village in Manipur's Chandel district, Deputy Commissioner Robert Khetrimayum said.

Heavy Rain in Manipur Causes Landslide, Flood. Rescue Teams Being Sent.
People trying to retrieve a Maruti car from flood waters in Thoubal, Manipur.
Heavy Rain in Manipur Causes Landslide, Flood. Rescue Teams Being Sent.
Crucial Bridge in Chandel destroyed in floods in Manipur.
Heavy Rain in Manipur Causes Landslide, Flood. Rescue Teams Being Sent.
Many important bridges in Chandel and Thoubal have been destroyed in Manipur's flood fury.
Heavy Rain in Manipur Causes Landslide, Flood. Rescue Teams Being Sent.
Roads, including national highways are under water in Manipur's Thoubal and Chandel districts.
Heavy Rain in Manipur Causes Landslide, Flood. Rescue Teams Being Sent.
Many villages in Chandel and Thoubal are inundated in floods in Manipur.
Heavy Rain in Manipur Causes Landslide, Flood. Rescue Teams Being Sent.
In many cases, destruction of bridges means that all connectivity to other villages in Chandel and Thoubal is lost.
Heavy Rain in Manipur Causes Landslide, Flood. Rescue Teams Being Sent.
Many areas in the Imphal East and West districts have also been affected by the floods.
Heavy Rain in Manipur Causes Landslide, Flood. Rescue Teams Being Sent.
Many bridges in Chandel and Thoubal damaged extensively, repair could take weeks.
Heavy Rain in Manipur Causes Landslide, Flood. Rescue Teams Being Sent.
A man wades through flood waters in Chandel, Manipur.
Heavy Rain in Manipur Causes Landslide, Flood. Rescue Teams Being Sent.
Choppers have been trying to reach areas cut off by roads in Manipur's Chandel and Thoubal districts, as government starts sending rescue teams for operations.
Heavy Rain in Manipur Causes Landslide, Flood. Rescue Teams Being Sent.
A tiny tarpaulin sheet is all that remains of the Joumol village.(Photo Courtesy: Official sources)
Heavy Rain in Manipur Causes Landslide, Flood. Rescue Teams Being Sent.
20 people were killed on Saturday in a landslide triggered by rain in the Joumal village.(Photo courtesy: official sources)
Heavy Rain in Manipur Causes Landslide, Flood. Rescue Teams Being Sent.
Residents in Chapkirong, Chandel try to carry out temporary repairs on a crucial bridge washed away in floods in the state.

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