Rain accompanied by severe storm on Tuesday lashed Naghuto Old and Naghuto New villages under Atoizu sub-division in Zunheboto district damaging properties worth several lakhs.
Sources said rain and storm that lasted about for about 20 minutes battered the two villages at around 10.40pm leaving a trail of destruction. The sources, however, said that there was no loss of life.
According to sources, several houses were damaged, trees and plantations and electric polls were uprooted by the ravaging storm. Several paddy fields were also flattened. A government primary school at Naghuto New village was also partly damaged.
Additional Deputy Commissioner Atoizu inspected the villages to take stock of the situation and assess the damages and report to the higher authorities.