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Posts published in “Day: July 12, 2019”

River Umngi swells with incessant rains, wreaks havoc in Balat

HP NEWS SERVICE Shillong, Jul 11: Incessant rains since the last week of June have wreaked havoc at Balat Village in Ranikor C&RD block with the swelling of the River Umngi and massive erosion of its banks. A team comprising of officials has been dispatched by the Deputy Commissioner (DC) of South West Khasi Hills (SWKH) district to take stock of the situation which found that a house and a church have been badly affected. The office of the Syiem Hima Maharam and an ICDS School also suffered minor damage. About 1 Km along the stretch of the river Umngi…