Devastating images of floods causing havoc in North East: Over 20 dead, 4.5 lakh persons affected

Devastating floods, heavy rain and landslides have created havoc in several northeastern states in the past week, claiming many lives in Assam, Tripura and Manipur. At least 21 people have died in flash floods and rainfall-induced landslides in Manipur and Tripura and around 30,000 people were rescued from flood-affected regions in Assam and Tripura.  

Jun 18, 2018, 13:22 PM IST

Devastating floods, heavy rain and landslides have created havoc in several northeastern states in the past week, claiming many lives in Assam, Tripura and Manipur. At least 21 people have died in flash floods and rainfall-induced landslides in Manipur and Tripura and around 30,000 people were rescued from flood-affected regions in Assam and Tripura.

 

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A villager rows his makeshift boat through the water at a flood-affected village of Unikuti district of Tripura on Tuesday. (PTI)

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 An aerial view shows a rescue team operating in the flood-affected Kailashahar town in Unakoti district of Tripura on Friday. (PTI)

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Villagers wave to the helicopter supplying food and other essentials in the flood-affected Kailashahar town in Unakoti district of Tripura on Friday. (PTI)

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Villagers shift from the flood-affected Mog Para village after a heavy downpour in Sabroom, about 137 km from Agartala on Wednesday. (PTI)

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Villagers carry clean water as they wade across flood-affected areas at Nilambazar village, in Assam's Karimganj on Sunday. (PTI)

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An aerial view of flood-affected Kailashahar town in Unakoti district of Tripura on Friday. Three Mi 17 helicopters of Indian Air Force supplied 4.1 tons of food and other essentials. (PTI)

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A villager rows a makeshift raft in the flood-affected of Hojai on Saturday. (PTI)

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Villagers cross a flood-affected area on a boat, in Hojai, Assam, on Saturday. (PTI)

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