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Heavy rains, lead to landslides, floods in Arunachal Pradesh

The Continuous Downpour Has Caused Havoc In Itanagar Inundating A Portion Of The NH-415 And Causinglandslides In Certain Areas, Official Sources Said On Monday.

PTI | Updated on: 24 Apr 2017, 04:41:31 PM
Landslides (File photo)


Many parts of Arunachal Pradesh are facing landslides and flood-like situation due to incessant pre-monsoon rain since the past few days. The landslides have completely thrown normal life out of gear. The continuous downpour has caused havoc in the state capital inundating a portion of the NH-415 and causing landslides in certain areas, official sources said on Monday.

Three construction workers were killed in a landslide at Palin Town under Kra Daadi district on last Saturday. The situation in various districts was also grim with reports of landslides pouring in. Heaps of debris carried by rainwater has blocked several stretches of the NH-415. The water level of many major rivers and their tributaries has been rising considerably following incessant rain, the reports said. 

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First Published : 24 Apr 2017, 04:28:00 PM