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  • Eastern Sentinel Itanagar News
    Incessant rain wreaks havoc in Arunachal

    ES Reporter 

    ITANAGAR, Jun 18: Incessant rain has created havoc in various locations of the capital region and other parts of the state. A portion of the National Highway at Karsingsa was washed away this morning, causing a complete cut-off of transportation.
    Authorities have advised all commuters to take the Gumto route until the damaged road is restored. Efforts to repair and restore the affected portion of the road are underway.
    In another incident, landslides blocked the Trans Arunachal Highway near Chiputa in Papumpare district, and two earthmovers were damaged in the Banderdewa area due to landslides.
    Deputy Commissioner of Itanagar, Shweta Nagarkoti Mehta, has ordered the evacuation of people living near rivers and downstream areas and urged citizens to take precautions amid the heavy downpour.
    According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), Arunachal Pradesh is likely to receive heavy to very heavy rainfall during the next five days. The IMD has issued orange and red alerts for some districts.
    Thunderstorms with lightning and extremely heavy rains are very likely to…

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