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Cyclonic storm hits normal life in Arunachal

Friday, 9 November 2012 - 5:51pm IST | Place: Itanagar | Agency: PTI
Normal life was affected as an overnight cyclonic strom hit several villages of East Siang district of the state, officials said.

Normal life was affected as an overnight cyclonic strom hit several villages of East Siang district of the state, officials said on Friday.

The storm, that affected Miglung (Moli) and Remi villages besides some parts of Yagrung agricultural fields last night, destroyed standing crops and uprooted trees and bamboo groves on its path, they said.

Roofs of many houses were blown away and several Anganwadi buildings and the 'Donyi Polo Gangging' (prayer centre) was damaged, they said.

Many electrical poles and transmission lines were also damaged.

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.


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