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Arunachal: Heavy rain, flood create havoc across the state

Heavy rains also triggered flash flood in Paglam under the district inundating the low-lying areas, affecting several households.


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Heavy rains continued to all over Arunachal Pradesh, causing major rivers to be on spate besides causing water-logging in some areas affecting the normal life.

In Papum Pare, a 10-year-old boy, Aman Karya, son of Mangra Karya of Parang-3 is reported to be missing since Thursday. He is presumed to be drowned at Parang river, sources in the Disaster Management Department said, adding that SDRF and NDRF have been requested for search & rescue operations.

Arunachal:  Heavy rain, flood create havoc across the state

In Tawang’s Dudunghar circle, another landslide occurred on Friday at Government Middle School, Kunste – which is 4-5 km away from Namtsering, where a devastating landslide claimed two precious lives of schoolchildren on early Thursday morning – severely damaging the teacher quarters and girls’ hostel. However, no causalities were reported in the latest incident.

Arunachal:  Heavy rain, flood create havoc across the state

In Namsai district, major rivers including the Lohit, Kamlang, Berring are flowing turbulently with high velocity carrying logs and natural vegetation causing bank erosion. Three houses were damaged in Bihari Tapu under Chowkham circle due to flood. At Silatoo Bridge & Rongalibeel flood control works have been washed away.

Arunachal:  Heavy rain, flood create havoc across the state

In Lower Dibang Valley, the BRTF road from Hunli to Desali got blocked at 2-3 locations due to landslides. BRTF authorities are pulling man and machineries to restore the blockage. Chimpi Nallah near the indoor stadium and other streams in and around Hunli township are overflowing.

Heavy rains also triggered flash flood in Paglam under the district inundating the low-lying areas, affecting several households.

Meanwhile, sources said two houses were completely damaged in a fire accident at Chanu village under Chubom circle of Longding district.

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