GANGTOK, May 19 - Around 1,054 Sikkimese people stranded in Bengaluru have been evacuated by the Sikkim Government in coordination with its Karnataka counterpart.
The stranded students gathered at the HMT Ground where Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister Dr CN Ashwath Narayan saw them off. Later, Sikkim Chief Minister PS Tamang called Dr Narayan over the phone and thanked him for all the support extended by the Karnataka Government in facilitating the return of the stranded people to Sikkim.
Cyclone Amphan: As super cyclone, Amphan, is poised to hit West Bengal, authorities concerned said. As a result, Sikkim is very likely to experience widespread moderate rainfall and thundershower activities on Wednesday and Thursday, with isolated heavy rainfall activities on these two days, stated GN Raha, Director, Indian Meteorological Department, Gangtok.