Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu has directed the Disaster Management department to send a team to monitor the unusual high tides in Siang river in Mebo area of East Siang district, according to Mebo MLA Lombo Tayeng.
The MLA said the chief minister directed the department to send a team after he took up the issue of unusual high tides in Siang river with Khandu
"Jarring tides have been running unusually high in a very normal weather condition and concentrated to affect Mebo areas only while the flow is totally normal upstream in Namsing and its adjoining areas, about 31-km upstream of Mebo," Tayeng, who is also the advisor to the chief minister told reporters last night.
The chief minister has directed the disaster management department secretary to depute a team to monitor the tides for better understanding and examine the possible causes of the of unusual phenomena of the river, he said.
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