Flash flood in Sikkim’s Teesta River: 10,000 people rescued; Governor visits affected areas

Here we are sharing a piece of big news with you the West Bengal government has saved more than 10,000 people from flood-affected areas in the state. West Bengal’s northern region shares a border with Sikkim which saw a flash flood in the Teesta river on Wednesday. Since the news came on the internet it has gone viral on social networking sites. Currently, this news has been gaining a huge attention from the people and they are very curious to know about the news. Here we have more information about the news and we will share it with you in this article.


As per the recent update, 5800 individuals have been vacated in Kalimpong, Jalpaiguri, Darjeeling, and Cooch Behar neighborhoods in the northern part of the state, while 5,018 others were rescued in Howrah, Paschim Medinipur, Purulia, Hooghly and Bankura districts in the south. This news was circulated on many social networking sites and uncounted reactions started hitting the headlines on the internet. Many people have been searching for his name on the internet and they are very curious to know the whole information about the news. Scroll down to the next page for more information about the news.

The flood in North Sikkim and subsequent overflow has resulted in flood conditions in the downstream districts of Kalimpong, Cooch Behar, Darjeeling, Jalpaiguri in Bengal. The National Highway 10 linking Gangtok to Siliguri has been completely washed away. Besides, due to persistently low pressure over Bengal for the last few days resulting in heavy rain in south Bengal and Jharkhand, there has been a heavy discharge of water from different Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC) batteries of Maithon and Panchet and pools of Mukutmanipur. You are on the right page for more information about the news, so please read the complete article.

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As far as we know, West Bengal Governor CV Ananda Bose arrived in Siliguri on Tuesday morning to take stock of the flood conditions in the northern districts. The governor has been scheduled to take an aerial survey of the flood-affected districts of Kalimpong, Cooch Behar and Jalpaiguri. He also spoke to the governors of neighboring states, including Sikkim, over the flood situation there. Currently, this news has been gaining huge attention from the people. Here we have shared all the information that we had if we get any information about the news. Stay tuned to us for more updates.

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