District magistrate Tanmoy Chakrabarty said that 2000 houses were fully damaged and 1500 houses got partially destroyed in the heavy rains, which lashed the district from Sunday night.
An eight-year-old girl was killed and her mother sustained injuries in the heavy rains when their kutcha house collapsed in the storm on Sunday.
The district had received 165 mm of rainfall since Sunday, the highest in several decades. Although, the rains stopped on Monday night, the sky was overcast and there were intermittent showers on Tuesday.
Government has sent relief materials to the affected villages and all 20 block development officers of the district have been asked to send their reports, he said.


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