AIZAWL, Aug 20 - Hundreds of people have been forced to abandon their homes as flood waters entered eight villages and a portion of a town of Lunglei district. The Khawthlangtluipui river along the Mizoram-Bangladesh border is in spate due to incessant rains for the last three days.
Though no loss of life was reported, around 100 houses were submerged and the whole market of Tlabung town was now under water. The flood victims took shelter in community halls and in the homes of their relatives, officials said. � PTI