Cloudburst runs havoc


    IMPHAL, March 23: A short rainstorm swept several parts of the state in the afternoon today leaving many houses and standing properties damaged.
    However no human casualty was inflicted during the storm.
    The rainstorm swept at around 1 to 1:30 pm and lasted for only a few minutes.
    The storm have reportedly damage about 15 houses besides ruining agricultural crops at Telou Mayai Leikai under Lamlai Police station and fallen several tree branches.
    About 10 houses also suffered the same fate in different parts of Kakching area due to the storm besides reports of fallen trees and electric polls in the area.
    In the meantime the roof of a yet to be completed community hall located at Pallel Turel Thongwangma was also reportedly blown away during the storm.    
    Although the accurate wind speed of the storm was not available, the average wind speed is recorded at 16 km/hr.


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