Storm causes extensive damage to power infrastructure

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Due to massive damages during the month of March and April Cyclonic storms, Pasighat Electrical Division has been facing series of problems for quick restoration of transmission and distribution of power network. According to EE (Power) Er. Tarik Mize, the stormy wind stroked once again on the intervening night of 15th April, 2020 causing huge damages of transmission and distribution lines at Borguli village under Mebo and in peripheral villages of Ruksin subdivisions. However, departmental team carried out restoration work by removing fallen and uprooted trees and other obstacles and has restored power supply in Borguli and Ruksin areas, informed EE Mize.

Impact of the extremely severe cyclone of has led to auto closure at Jonai inlet point of APDCL, Assam, through which the interstate power was drawing in absence of the Arunachal Pradesh Grid Power Supply. According to the official source, it needs immediate replacement with VCB (Vacuum Circuit Breaker) for which good amount will be required for procurement and installation by APDCL on condition that fund is deposited by Arunachal Pradesh.

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