Sikkim Floods

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Sikkim Flood Updates: 14 Lost Lives, 120 Missing; Search Operation Underway

The sudden cloud burst leading to flash floods in North Sikkim's Lachen Valley region on October 4, resulted in tragic death of 14 people, including Army personnel and civilians. Furthermore, approximately 120 people were missing and the concerned disaster management officials launched a search operation, and rescued people from the flood-hit regions. Furthermore, Sikkim Chief Secretary VB Pathak reported that over 3,000 tourists are stranded… read-more

Thu, 05 Oct 2023 - 09:49 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Sikkim floods, army personnel, Cloudburst, missing, Deaths, Natural Disaster

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Flash Floods

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Cloud Burst Over Lhonak Lake In North Sikkim, 23 Army Personnel Missing

Ah sudden cloudburst occurred, leading to flash floods in Teesta River in Lachen Valley, North Sikkim. Some army establishments along the valley have been affected and efforts are on to confirm details. Furthermore,  if sources to beleive, 23 Indian Army personnel have been reported missing and some vehicles are reported submerged under the slush. Search operations are underway. This is a developing story, details are awaited.

Wed, 04 Oct 2023 - 09:41 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: north sikkim, Lhonak Lake, Cloudburst, army personnel, environment, flash floods