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Flood situation worsens in Arunachal; Siang river flowing above danger mark

Incessant rains for the past several days have resulted in the Siang River, including its tributaries like Siyom, Simang, Yamne and Siku flowing above the danger level mark. As per

Incessant rains for the past several days have resulted in the Siang River, including its tributaries like Siyom, Simang, Yamne and Siku flowing above the danger level mark.

As per latest report, Siang river has crossed danger level mark and flowing at 154.22 till 8 am today.

The East Siang district administration has also issued an alert cautioning the people living in downstream areas not to venture in the river for fishing and driftwood collection.

Erosion of banks of the river has also been reported from areas like Jarku and 21 Mile in Pasighat and Sigar, Old Borguli, New Borguli, Seram and Namsing villages under Mebo Sub-Division.

According to reports, acres of agricultural lands, roads and other infrastructures have also been flooded by the rising waters of Siang River in its left bank.

First Published: 28th August, 2021 16:35 IST

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