A large portion of Thoubal, Bishnupur, Imphal West, Chandel, Imphal East and Churachandpur districts have come under flood waters in Manipur, an Irrigation and Flood Control Department (IFCD) official said.

Three people, one each from Chandel, Thoubal and Churachandpur districts drowned in last three days, police said.

The water level on all major rivers in Manipur is, however, receding as rains stopped since yesterday.

There was flood water in Imphal West district areas as well as Uripok, sagolband, Lamphel, some portion of Kwairamban bazar yesterday, sources at IFCD said.

Six bridges constructed on the Chakpi river were washed away by turbulent water in Manipur's Chandel district yesterday, they said.

Thousands of people have been rendered homeless by the flood in the state. They took shelter in safe places and organised relief camps locally today, sources said.

Most of the agricultural crops, including paddy were damaged due to flood water in six districts of Manipur, agriculture department sources said.

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