Storm leaves a trail of destruction in E Siang

Last Updated: Friday, November 9, 2012 - 18:12

Itanagar: A storm of cyclonic intensity struck two villages and some areas of East Siang district of Arunachal Pradesh at midnight last night leaving behind a trail of destruction.

Official sources said here left a trail of devastation at Miglung and Remi villages besides some parts of Yagrung agricultural fields.

The storm destroyed standing crops, uprooted trees and bamboo groves along its path and blew away roofs of many houses besides damaging several Anganwadi buildings and a prayer center, the sources said.

Some uprooted trees fell on dwelling houses and completely damaging them.
Many electrical poles and transmission lines have been damaged and the electrical department are working on war footing to restore them, the sources added.

Circle officer of Bilat, Toni Mitkong rushed to the area and took stock of the situation today.

He assured to provide relief as per government’s provision.

PTI



First Published: Friday, November 9, 2012 - 18:12

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