The mighty Siang river once again on an alarming level : Authorities and denizens alerted
East Siang district cries for attention again, From the aberrant mud-slides in the Sirki area, disruption of the smooth connectivity to the adjoining regions, and now to the erosion of the embankment beside the Mighty Siang river has caused distress among the denizens of East Siang district.
The team SPACE had a telephonic conversation with their source in Pasighat and it was confirmed that the river water is alarmingly degrading the embankment of the river constructed several years ago, The Gabion along the embankment of the Siang river has been reported to be weakened leading to unprecedented erosion of the gabions.
Sources informed that the embankment has not been properly maintained hitherto causing immense loss of land due to increasing water levels.
The Komlighat in the Paglek area of Pasighat is reported to be witnessing the breaking away of the gabions along the embankment and creating wary among the visitors and the locals residing in the vicinity of the river bank.
The concern MLA has sought to heed the cries of the denizens.
Another source from the Upper Siang district has also confirmed, according to RWD EE G. Pertin the water level of the river in Tuting in Upper Siang has risen from 425.88 metres on Thursday to 426.73 metres on 20th august 2021.
More report is awaited.
_By Jon Pebi Tato,Editor, The SPACE
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