DIMAPUR, Sept 2 - Nagaland Government on Sunday said the roads in 359 locations in the State have been totally cut off by the recent floods and landslides.
In an update on the damage caused by this year�s monsoon, a government statement said 12 lives have been lost while many properties, including agricultural lands, were damaged by the natural calamity. The government said it needs about
Rs 800 crore for restoration of the damage caused by landslides and floods.
The three districts of Tuensang, Kiphire and Phek, bordering Myanmar, remained cut off from the rest of the State for more than 15 days since the rains became incessant from July 26 while about 359 locations of roads have been totally cut off, the government update stated.
It said more than 3,000 families have been displaced in the State owing to floods and landslides.