Houses damaged, over 400 people affected as storm hits Khasi Jaintia Hills

Several houses were damaged and more than 400 people affected as a storm accompanied by heavy rains lashed several villages in Meghalaya’s Khasi Jaintia Hills region, officials said on Monday, 6 May.

The IMD has forecast heavy to very heavy rainfall in the region for another 48 hours, they said.

“At least 427 people were affected as their homes were destroyed or partially destroyed in at least 13 villages of Khasi Jaintia Hills region of Meghalaya on Sunday,” a senior disaster management official told PTI.

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