IMPHAL, July 28: As the State is witnessing incessant heavy downpours for the last few weeks with the onset of rainy season, water level of the Nambul River is flowing above the warning level.
According to reports received from the Control Room of Irrigation & Flood Control Department located at Khoyathong, water level of the Nambul River which is one of the important rivers of the State is recorded at 781.500 mm while the warning level is measured at alarming 781.175 mm as of today 6pm.
Water level of Imphal River is also flowing at alarming 782.775 mm, Lilong River at 777.850 mm, Nambol River at 772.050 mm, Thoubal River at 776.850 mm and Iril River at 781.400 mm.
However, the Control Room of the Department has not received any reports of breakage of pavement and overflowing of the rivers till 8 pm of today.
On the other hand, the heavy shower has also led to the overflow of water from Wangjing River, inundating many residential houses and 500 acres of agricultural fields at Sangaiyumpham and Wangjing Tentha in Thoubal district.
On hearing the news that many houses and agricultural fields have been inundated due to the heavy rainfall, former Adhyaksha of Thoubal Zilla Parishad Atao Rahaman and Pradhan Nominee of Sangaiyumpham Part I Azad Khan using JCB tried to block the overflowing water from entering the residential houses and agricultural fields.
Ex-Minister of Wangjing Tentha Constituency Moirangthem Hemanta and Youth Co-ordinator of Khangabok Block Congress also arrived along with JCB and Tata truck to help in blocking the water flown out from the river.