ITANAGAR/DIBRUGARH: Floods triggered by a massive cloudburst have left a trail of destruction across Tirap district in Arunachal Pradesh.

Road communications to and from several villages under Tirap district of Arunachal Pradesh have been disrupted due to the floods triggered by the cloudburst.

Deomali and Namsang in Tirap district of Arunachal Pradesh are reported to be the worst affected areas.

Low lying areas in Tirap district of Arunachal Pradesh have been completely submerged by the flood waters.

KVK, government upper primary school in Deomali, and Noksan and Batey areas are reeling under flood waters.

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Tea gardens and fish ponds have been flooded resulting in heavy losses for the farmers in Tirap district of Arunachal Pradesh.

However, no loss of life or injury to anyone has been reported due to the floods triggered by the cloudburst.

The flood water have, meanwhile, started to recede since Sunday evening.

The authorities have advised the people of the affected areas to remain alert.

Deputy Commissioner of Tirap district in Arunachal Pradesh – Taro Mize said: “Due to cloudburst, Deomali and its neighbouring villages were affected. Restoration work has been going on. SDRF, PWD and Water Resource department has been working in restoration as well as rescue operations.”

“Right now, we cannot ascertain the losses and damages. Deomali ADC has been looking after the damages and losses caused by the floods,” he added.

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Avik Chakraborty

Avik Chakraborty is Northeast Now Correspondent in Dibrugarh. He can be reached at: babs8oct@gmail.com