Amochhu River in Phuentshogling broke its bank and washed away seven makeshift huts and damaged road, machinery, and properties, today. A boy was also rescued, using an excavator, after he was stranded in the middle of the flood.
Upon the Royal Command, a team of 23 army personnel left Gasa this morning to various locations in Laya to rebuild the bridges that were washed away by Lemthang tsho outburst in Laya on Sunday evening. The group will reach Tongchudrak tonight.
Sand and stones, washed down by Taklai River, has blocked the head channel of the country’s longest irrigation channel in Sarpang. Taklai irrigation channel was restored two months ago, with a grant assistance of Nu 500 M, from Japan.