Itanagar: Landslides, triggerred by incessant rains over the past couple of days in, have disrupted road communication in several parts of Arunachal Pradesh and hit normal life, official sources said Thursday.
The Bhalukpong-Charduar-Tawang road in West Kameng district had remained closed for the fifth day on Thursday due to massive landslides at several stretches of the road.
The district administration has advised commuters to avoid travelling through the road and to take a detour through the Orang-Kalaktang-Shergaon-Rupa-Tenga (OKSRT) road, the sources said.
The Lower Dibang Valley district is on the verge of getting cut off from the rest of the state after several stretches of the Roing-Anini Road were damaged due to landslides, an official report said.
The report also said that the road between Ruksin and Mirem-Bilat area in East Siang district has been cut off after the Sille river washed away the abutment of the Niglok Bailey Bridge Wednesday and flood water damaged 16 houses in Ngorlung village.
Landslides and flash floods due to heavy downpour have wreaked havoc in the capital complex too.
The traffic along national highway-415 between Itanagar and Naharlagun was halted due to overflow of rainwater over the road, another official report said.
The water level in Pare river is on the rise, forcing residents on both banks to evacuate to safer places, a report from Doimukh said. (PTI)