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Major rivers flowing below danger level in Manipur

Press Trust of India  |  Imphal 

The water level of major rivers in the valley have receded below the danger level mark, a Flood control official said today.

Though the water level of major rivers have receded below danger level mark but but incessant showers for almost a week have inundated many low lying areas in East, West, Thoubal and Bishenpur district, that official said.

The rains affected movement of vehicles in the state capital and in Tiddim Road and Imphal-Saikul road.

Over 20,000 flood affected people of Lilong area in Thoubal district have taken shelter at temporary relief camps set up by the state

Necessary provisions particularly rice, lentils (Dal) and salt are also being provided by the government, free of cost to the people staying in temporary relief camps, said an official.

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First Published: Tue, July 11 2017. 19:58 IST