Guwahati, Dec 31: A massive wildfire has engulfed the Dzuko Valley, one of the most beautiful places at the borders of the states of Nagaland and Manipur.
Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh took to Twitter saying the wildfire started about 2-3 days ago from the Nagaland side and crossed over to Manipur.
"This photo is clicked at 8.30am from Mao side at mount khugho.(Dzuko FIRE)It has already crossed Mount ASIi the highest peak of Manipur.If the wind direction going to southern side,There is high possibility of entering in the thickest forest call Koziirii in Manipur. Need help," N Biren Singh tweeted today.
"Very unfortunate, that a wild fire has started at the Dzuko Valley, one of the most beautiful place in Manipur. It probably started about 2-3 days ago from the Nagaland side and crossed over to our side," N Biren Singh tweeted.
N Biren Singh further said in a tweet that officials and villagers could not enter the burning areas as the scale of fire is too large with strong winds and there is no proper equipment, so it may be difficult to control by manpower.
The Dzüko Valley is a valley located at the borders of the states of Nagaland and Manipur in Northeast India. This valley is well known for its natural environment, seasonal flowers and flora and fauna. It is situated at an altitude of 2452 m above sea level.