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Gangtok: The toll in the flash flood in Sikkim mounted to 40 with the recovery of two more bodies, 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 early hours of October 4, devastated the state, affecting about 88,000 people. Sikkim has ...

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 ...

Flash flood was triggered by a cloudburst in the early hours of October 4 Sikkim Chief Minister PS Tamang on Monday announced two housing schemes for those who lost their homes in the flash flood that ravaged the northern part of the Himalayan state. The state government will also provide Rs 10,000 each to students who lost their school materials ...

Army also carved a 14.8 km route to rescue 97 workers of Kundan Hydro Power Project New Delhi: In a daring mission conducted in North Sikkim, troops of the Indian Army’s Trishakti Corps rescued 245 people stranded in the village of Rabom due to flashfloods in Sikkim, officials said on Sunday. Trishakti Corps have been undertaking operations on a massive ...

Gangtok: Work is on to restore connectivity in areas isolated by flash flood in north Sikkim by setting up temporary bridges and other means, while evacuating stranded tourists will continue on Wednesday, officials said. Troops of the Army and various government agencies people are working to send essential commodities to the distressed people. Out of the approximately 1700 tourists stranded ...

IAF helicopters transported nearly 58 tonnes of relief materials. (File) Gangtok: A total of 176 tourists were on Tuesday airlifted from North Sikkim, which has been ravaged by a flash flood in the Teesta river, Chief Secretary VB Pathak said. With this, a total of 690 tourists, including 26 foreigners, have been rescued by air from the Lachen and Lachung ...

Kolkata: Chief of Army Staff General Manoj Pande completed a two-day visit to take stock of flash-flood hit Sikkim on Monday, an official said. He conducted an aerial survey of the affected areas on Sunday in the company of Eastern Army Commander, Lt General Rana Pratap Kalita and GOC Trishakti Corps, Lt General VPS Kaushik, a defence official said. “The ...

The flash flood triggered was by a cloudburst in Sikkim. Gangtok: Fifty-six people were rescued in North Sikkim’s Chungthang, one of the worst affected areas in the flash flood, the ITBP said on Sunday. Among those rescued were 52 men and four women, it said. In an another rescue operation, 56 civilians (52 Male & 4 Female) were successfully rescued ...

A cloudburst in South Lhonak lake on October 4 caused a devastating flood in Sikkim. New Delhi: The Army on Saturday said the flash floods in the hinterland of Sikkim are not affecting its operational preparedness along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in the state and the formations responsible for the border management posture are maintaining a high state ...

More than 1,200 houses were damaged in the flash flood. Gangtok: More than 3,000 tourists are stranded in Lachen and Lachung in Mangan district of Sikkim after flash flood hit the area and cut off all road communications are safe on Saturday, officials said. The Indian Air Force made multiple attempts to carry out rescue and relief operations by Mi-17 ...