Due to heavy rain since the last few days, life has come to a standstill in several parts of Arunachal Pradesh . Sagalee sub-divisional headquarters has been cut off from rest of the world since Saturday.
Due to heavy road block more than 100 passengers are stranded at Sagalee and most of them don’t have enough money for fooding and lodging. Parliamentary Secretary Mama Natung has arranged fooding and lodging for all the stranded passengers at Sagalee. Some passengers are taking shelter at the private residence of former chief minister Naban Tuki.
Jalas Pertin ADC, Sagalee and Akan Regon, EAC visited the affected areas. The Parliamentary Secretary is also trying for Airlift the stranded passengers and people in immediate need of medical aid for better treatment in Itanagar
Part of the Trans Arunachal highway between sagalee to Itanagar road has been totally washed away due to heavy rain fall.
Local residents are alleging that this trans Arunachal highway was washed away due to irresponsibility of the construction agency’s engineer. According to the locals, The people from the construction agency don’t understand where to construct the bridge, culverts and walls of the road. They only fill-up the soil and lay the construction site bare. Locals say that this lack of sensibility to the local terrain during construction has led to the present situation with them being the sufferers.
Due to the heavy rainfall and landslide. The road from Doimukh(Sagalee) to Seppa has been blocked and also from Bhalukpong(west kameng) , Zero point to Seppa.
The River Kameng at Seppa is also reportedly flowing over the danger level. Few houses at Santipur, New Seppa and Kameng Tampa, pigsties and toilet sheds along Kameng river bank were reportedly damaged by the rising water level.
In East Siang district, the mighty Siang river crossed the danger mark last night which measured at 153.98 mtrs almost threatening the smart city Pasighat.
People are taking an active part in the relief effort and are sharing photos and damaged roads in social media so their plight reaches the light of day and also to keep their friends and close friends updated with the happenings in their area