Dam-burst threat after landslide on Teesta, thousands evacuated – Times of India

Thousands of homes near Rongpo on the Bengal-Sikkim border are at risk after a massive landslide created a dam on Kanka river in Sikkim on Saturday morning. Water is rising in this blocked-up lake, which may break its banks any time of the night, releasing a huge amount of water into the Teesta and flooding settlements, fear the authorities.

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