Cloud burst hits Angong Nallah SHP

Cloud burst hits Angong Nallah SHP

Y1NGKIONG, Mar 9: The ongoing project of Angong Nallah SHP at Janbo village, about 78 km from Yingkiong HQs of Upper Siang district has been severely damaged by cloud burst on March 6 last.

The cloud burst led to a flash flood damaging the intake and thereby leading to severe damages in the pen stock pipeline and submergence of power house by mudslides. The impact of the flood was so severe that check bunds or stoppage points made in the channel at many points were totally washed away.

According to Ojing Nobeng, EE Geku Hydro Power Division, it was on the verge of commissioning and supposed to begin trial and testing from March 15 next. Temporary restoration works is under way. (DIPRO)

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