AGARTALA, Sept 4 - Incessant rain in Agartala and its outskirts has inundated a large area and over 2,000 people of 511 families had to take shelter in 25 camps, a senior official said here today.
�Twelve boats were engaged in rescuing people and NDRF personnel were alerted. Water of the river Howrah is flowing above the danger level in Agartala,� West Tripura District Magistrate Milind Ramteke said.
Chief Minister Manik Sarkar visited the river embankment, locally called �Howrah Bundh� at Melar Maath area last night.
Met office said 109.25 mm of rainfall was recorded here this morning and there is a possibility of heavy rain tonight. � PTI