Incessant rainfall in Meghalaya has killed at least 13 people since September 22, The Indian Express reported.
A total of 985 people in 37 villages across East Khasi Hills, West Khasi Hills and Ri Bhoi districts have been affected by continuous heavy rainfall in the state, a report by the State Disaster Management Authority said.
Two women cricketers lost their lives in a landslide on Friday in lower Lumparing Dhobi Ghat of Laban area, East Khasi Hills district. “Two bodies – that of Razia Ahmed and Feroza Khan – were retrieved from the debris, while three others remained missing. Rescue efforts are on to find them,” district Deputy Commissioner Isawanda Laloo was quoted as saying.