Mizoram: Over 200 houses damaged in massive storms


Guwahati: Over 200 houses have been damaged in massive storms that battered Mizoram’s Kolasib and Mamit districts.

Fortunately, no casualties have been reported in the storm that hit the two districts on Saturday and Sunday.

According to a preliminary report, at least 220 houses and a church building were damaged in Kolasib district and about 18 houses in a village in Mamit district near the Assam border.

As per sources, Pangbalkawn village in the Kolasib district has been the worst hit as at least 130 dwelling houses, including a church building of the Salvation Army have been damaged.
About 27 houses were completely damaged in the village.

As per the instruction of Chief Minister Zoramthanga, tin roofs will be immediately provided to those families whose roofs were blown away in the storm.