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Jumbo rescue for Jalpaiguri

Tuesday alert

Scattered to very heavy rain in Darjeeling, Jalpaiguri and Cooch Behar districts and adjoining areas of Bihar and Sikkim in the next 24 hours

The two elephants out for flood rescue in Jalpaiguri.
Picture by Biplab Basak

Rain water level

Rain from 8.30pm on Sunday to 8.30am on Tuesday (in mm)

• Siliguri 240mm

• Jalpaiguri town 50mm

• Cooch Behar 41.4mm

• Nagrakata 110mm

• Neora in Dooars 210mm

• Bagdogra 130mm

Modes of rescue

• Two elephants in Khairkata in Nagrakata block

• Speedboats: Three in Siliguri, three in Jalpaiguri Sadar

• Inflatable boats: Two each in Rajganj and Mainaguri

Rivers flowing above danger mark

• Teesta, Dharala, Reti, Sukriti

Severe waterlogging

• In Nagrakata, Jalpaiguri, Mainaguri, Khairkata, Manabari, Turibari, Milan More, outskirts of Siliguri, Fulbari, Dantala