Heavy rain disrupt road in Meghalaya

Shillong June 16,2022(MMP) : Heavy rainfall disruption of the road as well as rail transportation in the region affecting lakhs across the region, as  many parts of the North East have witnessed heavy downpours for the past few days resulting in severe floods Similarly, due to the unrelenting heavy downpour, some parts of the road on NH-06 under Lumshnong Police Station in East Jaintia Hills of Meghalaya have also been damaged severely. The East Jaintia Hills Police has advised that heavy motor vehicles (Trucks, Buses) should avoid the route while concerned departments have been informed for quick necessary action to restore normalcy. rainfall across the state has left a trail of devastation affecting life and traffic even as authorities are on constant vigilance to prevent any damage to life. According to the IMD, all districts have received excess rainfall this season except Ri-Bhoi, where the rainfall has been recorded as normal.
         The torrential downpour led to landslides on NH-6 at Kuliang, Dona, Sonapyrdi, Narpuh and Pyrtakuna villages under Wapung C&RD Block, affecting movement of people and goods on the arterial highway.

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