IMPHAL, April 23 � Power supply has been hit in several parts of greater Imphal area since Wednesday evening after heavy rains accompanied by storm hit Manipur. More than two dozen houses have been damaged in the nature�s fury. However, there was no repot of human casualty.
Power department officials were unable to say when the damaged transmission lines would be restored. Power was, however, restored in the main market areas of Imphal this afternoon. The storm centred mainly in Manipur valley and caused damage to more than two dozen houses in Eroishemba, Lamboikhongnangkhong, Keishampat and Langol Games Village area in Imphal West district, Jiribam in Imphal East district and Thoubal bazaar in Thoubal district.
Apart from uprooting trees which blocked roads at Kakwa near Imphal, the storm uprooted electric poles disrupting power supply. � Correspondent