Floods in Tripura leave many families homeless

Updated:3 months ago IST

Chandrapur (Tripura), May 21 (ANI): Hundreds of families became homeless after the floods at the adjoining areas of river Howrah which is flowing 0.3 meter above danger level following incessant rain during last 48 hours.District Magistrate of West Tripura, Sandip Mahate said " The water of Howrah river is flowing at 10.3 meter which is .3 meter above danger level. The affected families have been shifted to 16 flood relief camps in which 670 families are living. The number of victims may increase as rescue operations are going on by NDRF, TSR and Civil Defense in 16 boats. The Administration has arranged for food supply and drinking water beside medical emergencies is being referred to hospital.” The heavy rainfall since Saturday created havoc in the city throwing the lives of the people out of gear.

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