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Landslide in Sikkim Claims Three Lives, Causes Extensive Damage

Heavy rains trigger deadly landslides in Sikkim, killing three and causing widespread damage. Infrastructure disrupted, with roads blocked and a key bridge destroyed.

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Sikkim, Jun 10 (Siliguri Journal) – Heavy rains triggered a landslide in Sikkim’s Namchi district on Monday morning, killing three people in Yangang. The victims were two men and one woman.

Sources from the Sikkim administration report that heavy rainfall has triggered landslides in multiple areas across the state, causing several houses to collapse. The administration has initiated rescue operations to assist those affected by the disaster.

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The landslides have significantly disrupted infrastructure, blocking roads in various locations and completely destroying the bridge connecting Yangang and Ravangla. Communications in the affected areas have also been severely impacted.

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Sk Tushar
Sk Tusharhttps://www.siligurijournal.com/author/usktushar
Sk Tushar is a Journalist covering Siliguri, Jalpaiguri, and Darjeeling's local news. Passionate about bringing community stories to light.
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