SIKKIM LANDSLIDES

  • 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: Heavy rains trigger landslides, 20 dead September 23, 2012

    New Delhi: Heavy rains triggered massive landslides in Sikkim on Sunday, resulting in the deaths of three civilians and one General Reserve Engineer Force (GREF) personnel, the state government said. The Border Roads Organisation (BRO) said that seven of its workers had died in the landslides and the IndoTibetan Border...
  • 350 tourists evacuated in north Sikkim after landslide May 10, 2009

    Mangan, Sikkim: Around 350 tourists who were stranded on Saturday night along the North Sikkim Highway after a massive landslide blocked the road have been evacuated, officials said on Sunday. The tourists were stranded between Mangan and Lachen and Lachung in remote north Sikkim. According to the District Magistrate North T N...