Yuksam SDM, Tshering T Bhutia takes stock of rain damages in Yuksam-Tashiding Subdivision

Yuksam, 08 Sept: Incessant rains during last few days, particularly throughout the 06 September night, triggered massive mudslides leading to landsides in many parts of Yuksam-Tashiding Subdivision.

A day after heavy to very heavy rainfall, which resulted in mudslides, landslides and roads blocks in parts of the Subdivision and damage to properties of people, Yuksam SDM, Tshering T Bhutia along with Disaster management officials of Yuksam SDM office, visited the rain hits areas today along with concerned Gram panchayats to take stock of damages.

"The torrential rainfall of the fateful night of 06 September had caused substantial damages to the residential houses, livestocks and agricultural land of people residing at various places due to inevitable landslides that occurred at different places under Yuksam-Tashiding Sub division”, said SDM, Tshering T Bhutia.

A team headed by Yuksam-SDM Yuksam distributed the relief material such as Tarpaulins for covering the landslides prone portions of land and poly pipes for immediate restoration of drinking water to the affected families as first response.

Further, the SDM, Tshering T Bhutia informed, that the technical report is being prepared with the necessary documents for onward submission to the district administration for the provision of relief and rehabilitation for the effected people