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Sikkim: Heavy rains trigger landslides in Payong

First published: September 17, 2012, 4:04 PM IST | Updated: September 17, 2012
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Sikkim: Heavy rains trigger landslides in Payong
Incessant rainfall has triggered landslides in Payong in East Sikkim.

New Delhi: Incessant rainfall has triggered landslides in Payong in East Sikkim. Several houses have been destroyed. Affected families have been moved to a temporary relief shelter.

Highways connecting the state to the rest of the country have also been affected.

Border Road Organisation (BRO) personnel have begun their road clearing operations.

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