Bookmark Kaumudi Online  Bookmark this site  Editor@Kaumudi  |  Marketing  Print Advt rates  |  Calendar 2018        Go!    
 
 
September 25, Tuesday 2018 6:20 PM       

       HEADLINES: P K Sasi controversy: Evidence collected from 6 persons                                              Violinist Balabhaskar’s daughter dies in accident                                              Tamil movie incites murder in Thiruvananthapuram                                              Abhilash Tomy brought to Amsterdam                                              Govt promise turns farce; farmer commits suicide in Wayanad                                              Rahul Gandhi a 'directionless leader', Cong creating campaign based on lies: Javadekar                                              Amit Shah to attend BJP workers meet in Jaipur on Wednesday                                              Pak won't abandon peace efforts despite India's reluctance: Qureshi                                              Maldives government acknowledges opposition victory                                              Trump's latest tariffs on China begin to bite                                              China says can't hold US trade talks with 'knife to the throat'                                              I'm a 'scapegoat' says sacked Sri Lanka captain Mathews                                              Test cricket should not be tinkered with, says Kohli                                              Kaumudi Facebook
       INDIA Next Article: SC modifies its order on dowry harassment  
       Flash floods claim two lives in Itanagar
 
         Posted on :17:51:10 Sep 14, 2018
   
A A
       Last edited on:17:51:10 Sep 14, 2018
         Tags: floods, Itanagar
 

ITANAGAR: At least two persons died while four others were missing in a flash flood which left a trail of devastation in the state capital of Arunachal Pradesh Friday morning, the police said.


A cloudburst triggered the flash flood at around 4.30 am, damaging over 50 houses, some vehicles and motorcycles in various parts of the state capital, besides disrupting water supply, SP M Harsh Vardhan said.

While one person was rescued, a body of a minor boy was retrieved from Papu Nallah area.

The boy (3) has been identified as Kojom Beyong, the SP said adding, another women Yajik Rigio from Donyi Polo area, who was rescued with multiple fractures, succumbed to injuries at the R K Mission Hospital here.

One person from Donyi Polo area and three from Modirijo area are missing while search operation is going on, the SP added.

The missing persons have been identified as Rigio Tagung and Mohan Das, both from Donyi Polo area and Meri Beyong and Phungpi Beyong from Modirijo.

Five teams from the NDRF and four from the SDRF and police led by the SP have undertaken rescue operations since morning.

Itanagar MLA Techi Kaso is personally supervising the rescue operation and has directed the SP to arrange blankets and other essentials for those caught in the floods. Kaso also arranged food for them.

The MLA also talked to Chief Minister Pema Khandu on the situation.

The administration has set up two relief camps at Modirijo government primary school and at Donyi Polo government primary school for the victims.

The most affected areas include Modirijo, Donyi Polo area, Lobby, Chandranagar and Chimpu, the SP said.

The land protection wall of several nallahs and rivuelts in the state capital have been badly damaged following the floods.

PHED sources said water tanks at Poma and Itanagar were badly damaged causing disruption in water supply.

Minor repair works on tanks could be completed within two days, while major repair works would take several days, the sources said.

A A
       INDIA
Next Article: SC modifies its order on dowry harassment
 
 
INDIA HEADLINES
Amit Shah to attend BJP workers meet in Jaipur on Wednesday  
SC for declaration of criminal antecedents of candidates to EC  
SC refers PIL against female genital mutilation to five-judge constitution bench  
Petition moved in HC against triple talaq ordinance  
HC bans slaughtering of birds at Ghazipur mandi  
Prakash Ambedkar rejects Pawar's claims on poll support  
Guj: CBI arrests Indian Air Force officer for bribery  
Terrorism in Kashmir is Pakistan-sponsored: Rajnath Singh  
E V Ramasamy statue found vandalised  
Rahul fires fresh salvo at Modi on Rafale deal  
Rahul Gandhi a 'directionless leader', Cong creating campaign based on lies: Javadekar  
Two ministers dropped from Goa CM's Cabinet  
France fears Hollande's remarks on Rafale deal may hurt ties with India  
Pulwama encounter: Body of terrorist recovered  
Normal life paralysed due to heavy rains HP's Hamirpur  
PM Modi to visit Nepal again in November  
Telangana out of Ayushman Bharat scheme for time being  
Modi launches PMJAY-Ayushman Bharat, terms it biggest public funded healthcare scheme  
Encroachment on forest land can't be protected: Delhi HC  
AAP plans to contest 100 seats in next LS polls, focus on winning 25  
When will students be shifted from 99-year-old dilapidated school building: HC asks AAP govt  
Pak man sings Indian national anthem at Indo-Pak match  
PM to inaugurate Sikkim's first airport Monday  
Hollande's statement, Rahul's tweet "orchestrated": Jaitley  
PM Modi to launch Ayushman Bharat today  
 
Do you agree with KCBC's statement against nuns who protested?
yes
 
no
 
no opinion
 
 
 
Home Kerala India World Business Sports Sci&Tech Education Automobile CityNews Movies Environment Letters 
© Copyright keralakaumudi Online 2011  |  Reproduction in whole or in part without written permission is prohibited.
Head Office Address: Kaumudi Buildings, Pettah P.O, Trivandrum - 695024, India.
Online queries talk to Deepu Sasidharan, + 91 98472 38959 or Email deepu[at]kaumudi.com
Customer Service -Advertisement Disclaimer Statement   |  Copyright Policy