Mud entered homes in over a dozen villages following the cloudburst, prompting the State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) to shift the affected people to safe locations.
The incident happened in Gopalpur Balutola area in Manikchak block on Saturday as a group of TMC workers led by panchayat samiti office-bearer Saifuddin Sheikh clashed with the another faction.
They told us that some of their relatives live on the other side of the border in Bangladesh and want to see the mortal remains of before the last rites are conducted.
Five children were injured while playing with crude bombs, which they mistook for balls. The incident created a political uproar.
The five people who have been arrested are local residents, SP official said. The condition of two children, who were critically injured and admitted to hospital, is stable, he said.
A resident of Bihar's Munger has been arrested and four firearms seized from his possession in West Bengal's Malda, police said.
The incident took place in Jadupur Nayagram village in Kaliachak police station area in the morning when the child was playing near the kitchen.
Fifteen people, including six children, squeezed into an e-rickshaw were injured after a truck rammed into the vehicle from behind in Bengal's Malda.
The water entered the hospital and mainly affected male medical, female medical, emergency service and operation theatre.
Malda district SP Arnab Ghosh said three persons have been arrested in connection with the lynching but the victim is yet to be identified.
The face value is not a lot, Rs 96,000, but this was the second such catch in the past two weeks.