The Telegraph
Friday , July 4 , 2014
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Sikkim slide

Gangtok, July 3: A road that connects Geyzing in the West district to Jorethang in South Sikkim was blocked after a landslide hit the stretch at Tatopani in West Sikkim early this morning.

The landslide was caused by rainfall and around 200 meters of the road was washed away.

According to the Met department, the area received 30mm rainfall. A temporary road is being made. The main road will be temporarily restored by today evening, said a senior government official at Geyzing.