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After Kerala floods, heavy rains in Nagaland; at least 12 died in a month

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 30 August 2018, 8:23 IST

Heavy rains are causing a huge damage in various parts of the country. After Kerala floods now heavy rains have taken the life of at least twelve people and thousands of people migrated from their home due to incessant rains in some parts of Nagaland in the past one month. The Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio also demanding help for the state on Wednesday.

Because it is for that north-eastern states have seen such kind of rainfall this monsoon season.

Nagaland CM took to Twitter for asking for help. He tweeted:

‘#Nagaland needs your #help. Incessant rain has caused floods & landslides in several parts of the state & have affected many.’



Earlier this month, Nagaland also donated one crore rupees for Kerala flood relief.
“The damage this year is unprecedented in the history,” said Temjen Toy, Chief Secretary, Nagaland.

The heavy downpour was begun from the late July due to which havoc in the state. Reportedly, 12 people have lost their lives and over 3000 families have been displaced in around 400 villages, Nagaland State Disaster Management Authority said.

As per the reports, the state government demanding Rs 219 crore as an immediate help from the Centre. Also, the demand could go up to Rs 400 crore as the damage in the state is at around Rs 800 crore as of now, said HT reports.

Even Nagaland CM also provided the bank account details where you can also donate as the relief fund.

Neiphiu Rio took to Twitter and wrote, ‘Thank you for your concern towards #Nagaland and for your willingness to help. Details are below, for the information of those who have asked for bank account details.’


Meanwhile, the state government is hoping for the help from the Centre. “The routine grant is not going to be sufficient,” said Toy. 

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First published: 30 August 2018, 7:53 IST