The landslide took place at Khongnem area in Manipur’s Senapati district.

Massive landslides triggered by incessant rains cut off the Imphal-Mao National Highway in Manipur on Friday.

Sources said the landslide took place at Khongnem area in Manipur’s Senapati district due to continuous rain in the area and it severely affects the vehicular movements along the Imphal-Mao sector of the highway.

A truck also fell down at the landslide area, the sources added. But there is no report of human casualty.

Following Friday’s incident, many Imphal bound goods trucks were also stranded along the highway.

At the same time, passenger carrying smaller vehicles are reportedly taking roads towards Imphal through other district routes.

In another development, the important rivers in Manipur particularly those in the valley are also flowing close to warning level due to continuous rains at many parts of the state in the last three days.

Residents in Imphal said that Imphal River which flows through Imphal West and Imphal East districts also flowing at an alarming level since Friday evening.

The water level of the Nambul river which flows through the Imphal city area are also rising in the last 24 hours.

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