22nd May 2024 11:05:PM State
Eastern Sentinel Arunachal News

Aalo, May 22: Heavy thunderstorm which lashed West Siang District on Tuesday badly affected headquarters Aalo, Darak Circle, Kamba Circle and nearby villages.
At Aalo township few vehicles were damaged as electric poles and heavy trees fell due to the onslaught of heavy winds. The most affected department was Power (Electrical) division Aalo, the 33KV HT Line which feeds West Siang is badly affected resulting in power outage in the entire district; restoration process may take few days. The main 33KV Transmission line between 132/33KV Switch yard, Yeggo and 33/11 KV Switchyard near the power house of Aalo has been badly damaged near Pakam-II area. The treasury office of Aalo has been partially affected and CO office, Darak has been completely blown away, a DIPRO report said.
More than 37000 population has been affected, four houses were fully damaged and partially twenty seven houses were damaged. No human casualties were reported till date. The District Disaster Management Authority (DDMO) with the help of District administration restored the road blockages of affected areas of Kamba, Darak and National Highway-13.

Kenter Joya Riba

(Managing Editor)
      She is a graduate in Science with post graduation in Sociology from University of Pune. She has been in the media industry for nearly a decade. Before turning to print business, she has been associated with radio and television.
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