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Cyclone Remal triggers floods across Manipur, state govt declares two-day holiday till May 31

Imphal, May 30: Continuous rainfall triggered by cyclone Remal has caused flooding across multiple districts in Manipur, prompting the state government to initiate active rescue and relief operations, an official said. In view of severe flooding caused by breaches in embankments along river banks, the government on Thursday declared a two-day public holiday for all state offices until May 31. Citizens have been urged to stay indoors unless faced with an emergency, according to a government directive. “Both May 30 and May 31 have been designated public holidays for all...