1. Three people died in a flash flood and landslide in Majuwa village, Yangang, Namchi district.
2. The tragedy occurred early Monday morning.
3. The deceased are Yabha Subba, Bishal Rai, and Manita Rai.

Gangtok, June 10: Three people lost their lives in a devastating flash flood and landslide that ravaged Majuwa village in Yangang, under Namchi district, early Monday morning.

The deceased have been identified as Yabha Subba, Bishal Rai, and Manita Rai.

The tragedy struck around 5:30 am following heavy rainfall the previous night, causing flash floods in multiple streams across Yangang.

Namchi District Magistrate Annapurna Alley stated, “The flash flood-like situation occurred around Yangang village in many locations. They began from the foothills of Bhaleydhunga cliff above Yangang, leading to landslides and flash floods in several streams.”

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The disaster swept away five houses in Majuwa village. One injured individual was rushed to the District Hospital in Singtam, while sources indicate that up to eight additional injured persons have been taken to STNM Hospital for treatment.

The flash floods and landslides have also disrupted local infrastructure, blocking the route from Singtam to Yangang at Sirsey and making the Dikchu road connecting North Sikkim impassable near Makha.

Authorities are currently working on rescue and relief operations, and efforts to clear the blocked roads are underway.