Houses damaged by squall in Mizoram, 3 persons injured

Three people in a family were injured when a building housing three families was blown to pieces by a strong pre-monsoon squall at Serkhan village in Mizoram-Assam border Kolasib district early this morning, village leaders said.

Aizawl: Three people in a family were injured when a building housing three families was blown to pieces by a strong pre-monsoon squall at Serkhan village in Mizoram-Assam border Kolasib district early this morning, village leaders said.

Lalnunhlima, his wife Lallawmi and their daughter Ramdinsangi were admitted at the Primary Health Centre in nearby Lungdai village where doctors described their conditions as stable.

At least 12 houses were also damaged at Tualbung village in Aizawl district by the squall which uprooted several trees and electric posts.

Meanwhile, state disaster management and rehabilitation department officials said that around 500 houses have been destroyed by the pre-monsoon storm accompanied by strong squall and hailstorms since April four across the state.

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