Arunachal: Massive landslide disrupts traffic between Itanagar-Naharlagun


Itanagar/ Naharlagun

Rains continue in Arunachal Pradesh to cause havoc in the twin capital complex of Itanagar and Naharlagun  as a portion  of the National Highway 415  washed away following a Massive landslide near sango restaurant.  The landslide took place on Wednesday morning.

Nirjuli Highway Division Executive Engineer Nani  Tath informed that traffic could not flow on NH-415 as the portion of road have been completely washed away and it will take atleast one or  two day time for complete restoration. He appeal the commuter to take Papu Nallah-Jully road for time being until the road is restored.

On the other hand  Water login near Bage Tinali  also creating havoc among the locals. Traffic have been badly affected and commuters are facing lots of inconvenience due to dilapidated road condition.


The  Nirjuli Police station,  shops  in the market area are badly affected due to over flowing of local nallah.

This is the third time this  area is submerge in flash flood within a span of two  month, but so far not any step has been taken by the administration, alleged resident of the nearby area. .



Due to snap away of road surface near Makai selling Point near Sango restaurant , Highway  Authority & TK Engineering officials are engaged with man and machine for restoration works. It is hereby alerted that till resumption of the road on damaged point the traffic for both up &  down are being diverted by police via Jullang road. Hengo Basar EAC cum Executive  Magistrate itanagar requested to the   public to co-operate by using alternate arrangements.

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