CHUNGTHANG

  • Flash floods, landslides hit Northeast, 21 dead September 23, 2012

    New Delhi: Nearly 21 people were killed in Sikkim, three in Arunachal Pradesh and more than 7 lakh people affected in Assam after days of incessant rainfall triggered landslides and flash floods in the region on Sunday. In Assam, 13 districts are said to be affected, the worsthit being Tinsukhia. The...
  • Sikkim: 20 feared dead in flash floods September 22, 2012

    Chungthang: At least 20 people are feared dead in a flash flood resulting from heavy downpour in Sikkim. ITBP quarters near Chungthang in Northern Sikkim was washed away by the floods on Saturday. Seven bodies have been recovered so far and rescue and relief operations are underway. Among those who perished...
  • Sikkim earthquake: A year on, victims continue to struggle September 18, 2012

    Chungthang: It's been a year since a powerful earthquake rocked Sikkim wiping out many lives. CNNIBN visited Chungthang, one of the worstaffected areas, where survivors are reminded of the trauma every day. Chungthang looks almost frozen in time. People continue to live with gaping cracks in unsafe buildings ducking death everyday....
  • Sikkim: Dramatic rescue caught on camera September 22, 2011

    A bus was hit by a landslide on the ChungthangMangan highway and the injured engineer was airlifted. ...
  • Quake: devastation at Chungthang veterinary hospital September 22, 2011

    Chungthang veterinary hospital bore heavy brunt from the Sunday's 6.8 magnitude earthquake....
  • First visuals: Chungthang, worst affected by quake September 21, 2011

    Gangtok: Chungthang is one of the worst affected sites in Sikkim. CNNIBN brings to you the first visuals from the spot. Almost 80 per cent of the houses in the town have suffered damages. ...