Heavy rain ambushes Mangan-Chungthang road yet again

Mangan, 01 Oct:

The Mangan-Chungthang road, which had only recently been restored, has been ambushed again at multiple places by slides and slips caused by heavy overnight rain.

The rain has severely compromised the Mangan-Chungthang road connectivity with the stretch disrupted at several spots by landslides with roads blocked at Lanthey Khola, Nadey and Rafong Khola.

Around 70 tourists stranded in between were evacuated with the help of Mangan Police with a team led by Superintendent of Police, North and Station House Officer, Mangan Police Station on the spot at Rafong Khola and Lanthey Khola.

Likewise, the Mangan-Singtam road was also blocked at the Sansari Khola trouble-spot this afternoon.

Further, the road leading to Lachen and Lachung was also blocked today.