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500 houses damaged in state due to Cyclone Sitrang


By TC News Desk

Agartala: October 25. More than 500 houses were damaged across the state while one person was injured after cyclone Sitrang has hit the state on October 24.

A detailed report from State Emergency Operation Centre has said that more than 50 electric polls have been damaged while many trees were uprooted and fell on electric polls, and on many houses.

The report has said that the Sepahijala district of the state which shares the international border with Bangladesh largely has been affected badly.In the North district of the state 26 houses were partly damaged, in Gomati 40 houses were damaged partly while 4 houses were damaged severely, in Sepahijala 154 houses party damaged while 52 houses were severely damaged and 7 houses were fully damaged.

In the South district, 24 villages were affected of which 29 houses were partly damaged while 6 were fully and 3700 population affected, in Khowai 2 houses were fully damaged, 7 houses were severely, and 5 houses were partly damaged. The report has also informed that in West District 94 houses were partly, seven houses partly in Dhalai 29 houses partly, and 36 houses were partially damaged.The report has also informed that all the rivers of the state are flowing below the danger level. Meanwhile, the Metrological department has said that a generally cloudy sky with light rain is very likely to occur in some areas of the state and maximum and minimum temperatures are very likely to be around 28 and 21 degree Celsius.

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