Tamenglong, July 11: At least nine persons lost their lives on Wednesday after a landslide hit Tamenglong district of Manipur.
Several houses were also collapsed in the district at the wee hours.
According to India Meteorological Department and MeT heavy to very heavy rainfall likely to occur across Manipur in the coming days.
Nine dead after landslide hits Manipur's Tamenglong. More details awaited. pic.twitter.com/0Oh505EGNA
— ANI (@ANI) July 11, 2018
Since the beginning of monsoon season, several incidents of landslides triggered by rains have been reported across the country.
The Chamba-Rishikesh National Highway blocked due to a landslide on Wednesday.
On July 8, incessant rains had caused landslides along the stretch of National Highway(NH)-2, affecting traffic along the Kohima-Dimapur road.