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Tripura reels under flash flood triggered by heavy rainfall; thousands shifted to relief camps in state

Tripura is reeling under flash flood triggered by heavy rainfall for more than 24 hours inflicted havoc in different parts of the state, and forcing around 600 families to seek

Tripura is reeling under flash flood triggered by heavy rainfall for more than 24 hours inflicted havoc in different parts of the state, and forcing around 600 families to seek shelter at relief camps.

Heavy rainfall since Saturday created havoc in the state throwing the lives of people out of gear, following which an alert was also been sounded by the Sadar sub-division administration when the river touched the danger mark.

According to reports, more than five thousand people, along with their belongings and domestic animals have taken refuge in temporary camps in various schools and government establishments in and around the capital Agartala.

Meanwhile, the regional office of the MET department have also issued a warning with the prediction of more rainfall in the next 24 hours, and the district administrations had been alerted to keep a close eye on the situation.

First Published: 21st May, 2018 19:50 IST

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