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Flood situation worsens in Arunachal; after Anjaw, Dibang valley severely affected

After massive devastation in road communication in Anjaw district of Arunachal Pradesh which shares it’s border with China, reports have come in of similar devastation of surface communication network from

After massive devastation in road communication in Anjaw district of Arunachal Pradesh which shares it’s border with China, reports have come in of similar devastation of surface communication network from the Dibang valley district.

Officials from the largest district of Arunachal Pradesh which too shares a long boundary with China confirmed reports of multiple landslides from the highway leading to Anini, the district headquarters, from Roing in Lower Dibang valley district.

The NHIDCL, which is entrusted with development and maintaining of the Highway, engineers and workers have been facing an uphill task to clear the road due to heavy rains which had continued for almost a week now.

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Movement of army convoys and other border guarding forces had also been affected due to the breakdown of the road communication network in both Dibang valley and Anjaw district.

Meanwhile, landslides triggered by incessant rainfall is creating havoc in the state’s Anjaw district.

The landslides have snapped communication along the Anjaw route making movement of Army and ITBP convoys towards the frontier areas extremely difficult.

Deputy Commissioner of Anjaw district Talo Jerang termed the situation as critical.

Meanwhile the district administration has advised people to avoid travelling along the route during heavy rain.

First Published: 6th April, 2022 9:23 IST

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