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Cyclone Remal impact in Mizoram: 30 dead, 4 rescued, several missing

First Published: 30th May, 2024 19:56 IST

The biggest casualty was at Melthum village on the southern outskirts of Aizawl district where 15 people died as an old quarry collapsed

The death toll from the severe landslides across Mizoram, triggered by incessant rains induced by Cyclone Remal since Monday has climbed to 30, while several others are missing.

The biggest casualty was at Melthum village on the southern outskirts of Aizawl district where 15 people died as an old quarry collapsed on the residences of local Mizos and non-Mizos on May 28.

6 people died in Hlimen after their house collapsed.

3 members of a family died in Salem Veng after a portion of their house collapsed due to heavy rain and strong winds.

2 persons died in Falkawn after one house was swept away by flood waters.

While one died in Kelsih and one died in Lungsei.

Two deaths were reported from Aibawk. However, the bodies are yet to be recovered.

So far, 4 persons have been rescued.

Here’s the list of deceased persons:

Names                                                     Place

1. Laltanpuia (Buanga)(41)                   Salem Veng

2. Lalhriatpuii                                       Salem Veng

3. Lalvohbiki (19)                                  Salem Veng

4.Lalduhthlanga (66)                            Melthum

5. Baby Zoremsiami (37)                      Melthum

6. Gloria MS.Dawngliani (14)               Melthum

7. Dorothy Lalruatkimi (20)                  Melthum

8. Abel Lalmalsawma (5)                       Melthum

9. Freddie Thangtluanga (50)               Melthum

10. Lalremtluanga (34)                          Melthum

11. Lalduhawmi (34)                              Melthum

12. Lalhlimpuii (6)                                  Melthum

13. R. Lalmuanzova (56)                        Melthum

14. C Lalnunsiami (46)                           Melthum

15. Beetu Masijit                                    Melthum

16. Sanjay Rai                                         Melthum

17. Dilip Manji                                        Melthum

18. Guvaneshwar Choudary                   Melthum

19. H.Lalrinmawia (54)                           Hlimen

20. Lalramthangi (52)                             Hlimen

21. Pradeep Rai (50)                              Hlimen

22. Gautam Kumar (32)                         Hlimen

23. Nepal Dehari (41)                            Hlimen

24. Santosh Manjhi                               Hlimen

25.  Lalnunziri (32)                              Kelsih

26. Pi Lalrimawii (63)                          Lungsei

27. Lalthanzama (68)                          Falkawn

28. Hmangaihzuali                              Falkawn

29. Matthew Lalchhanhima (34)       Aibawk

30. Vanlalruali (34)                         Aibawk

Chief Minister Lalduhoma has announced Rs 15 crore for victims of Cyclone Remal, with Rs 4 lakh each given as ex-gratia to the next of kin of those who died.

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