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Sikkim has a population of about 6.10 lakh people. Gangtok: The death count in the flash flood in Sikkim rose to 40 on Tuesday with two more bodies being found in the state, while 76 people are still missing about two weeks after the disaster, officials said. The flash flood in the Teesta river, triggered by a cloudburst in the ...

The count of people affected by the natural calamity stood at 87,300. (File) Gangtok: The count in the Sikkim flash flood has increased to 37, while 78 people remain missing six days after the deluge was triggered by a cloudburst, officials said on Wednesday. Pakyong district accounted for the largest number of fatalities at 24, including 10 army personnel, followed ...

The Armyman was among 23 from the Army who went missing on October 4. Baksa: Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Tuesday visited the residence of Armyman Mitu Kalita who died in the flash floods in Sikkim, and announced a financial assistance of Rs 5 lakh for his family. Consoling the bereaved family, the chief minister said that Kalita’s ...

Over 5,000 people have been evacuated in the past six days. The Sikkim government has confirmed 33 deaths in the state due to flash floods caused by a glacial lake burst last week. As many as 40 other bodies were found in the river bed of a raging Teesta in the neighbouring Jalpaiguri district of West Bengal. The flash flood ...

At least 53 people have been killed since the flash floods hit the state on Wednesday. Gangtok: In a sign of his commitment to his constituents, an MLA ziplined across a surging river in flood-hit Sikkim to take stock of the situation in a town that has been worst-hit by the floods.  Samdup Lepcha is the legislator from the Lachen ...

Rescue workers have saved 2,413 people so far, but 6,875 people remain displaced. New Delhi: At least 53 people, including seven soldiers, have died in the Sikkim flash floods, with 27 more dead bodies found in the Teesta river bed in neighbouring West Bengal over the last three days. Seven of these bodies have been identified. Here are 10 points ...

Details of the Lhonak Lake warning system have not previously been reported. Scientists and government authorities were working on an early warning system for glacial floods at a Himalayan lake in northeast India when it broke its banks this week with deadly consequences. Sikkim plunged into chaos on Wednesday as floods spurred by heavy rain and an avalanche killed at ...

The Army has been searching extensively for the 16 soldiers missing since Wednesday morning. New Delhi: At least 19 people, including six soldiers, have died in the Sikkim flash floods, and 103 people, including 16 soldiers, remain missing. Over 3,000 tourists are stranded, 2,500 people have been evacuated and 6,000 have been moved to relief camp. Here are 10 points ...

Sikkim was hit by flash floods, even washing away a dam Guwahati: Six soldiers are among 19 dead in the Sikkim flash floods, sources said today. Over 100 including 16 soldiers are missing and 3,000 tourists are stranded. Over 2,500 people have been evacuated so far, and 6,000 have been moved to relief camps. Here’s your 10-point cheatsheet to this ...

Those living on the banks of the Teesta river have also been advised to evacuate Kolkata: A flash flood alert has been issued in the north and east districts of Sikkim on Wednesday after the water levels of the Teesta River rose to an alarming level overnight, authorities said. The Sikkim administration has issued a high alert to the residents ...