Aizawl, April 6: Around 50 houses in Mizoram Champhai district’s Lungphunlian hamlet bordering Myanmar were heavily damaged while several houses were partly damaged when massive hailstorm hit the village which had around 78 houses leaving only five to ten houses fit for living, sources said.
Sources from YMA leaders of the village said massive hailstorm reported to be as big as eggs hit the Mizoram-Myanmar border hamlet on Tuesday evening causing severe damage to the tin roofed houses of about 400 families.
Apart from roofs, the hailstorm also damaged window panes. However, no death and casualty had been reported, according to state Disaster Management and Rehabilitation department officials.
The affected people were evacuated to community hall, BNRGS building and safer houses at the village on the arrangement of Village buy gabapentin 100mg uk Council and YMA leaders there.
Sources also said that at least eight houses in neighbouring Tualcheng village and Hnahlan village were damaged and several houses were also reported to have been ravaged by squall in south Mizoram Lunglei district’s Lungrang village last night.
According to state Disaster Management and Rehabilitation department officials, apart from the damaged caused at Lungphunlian and Tualcheng, at least 37 houses in different parts of Mizoram have been damaged by heavy rains and violent winds that hit the state recently.
The record of Aizawl District Disaster Management Authority shows that the damage caused by heavy rains, hailstorm and violent winds was most frequent in April last year.