Gangtok, Sep 14: More than fifty houses affected due to landslides and rains in North Sikkim near Rafong River.
The occupants of endangered houses have been directed to shift to safer areas, a government official today said. The bridge near Toong which became operational recently has also been damaged.
The roads in Dzongu have been damaged too. North remains cut off from Gangtok due to floods and rains. The Schools will remain closed on Friday. Karma Bonpo District Collector visited the affected areas and will soon distributing relief & ex gratia, the official added. (UNI)