English | Dzongkha Thursday, October 19, 2017

His Majesty grants audience to DG of India’s Military Operations

His Majesty The King granted an audience to the Director General of Military Operations of India, Lt. General Ranbir Singh, yesterday.

Monsoon batters Bhutan

Dorona Gewog in Dagana, one of the most remote gewog has remained cut off from the rest of the dzongkhag for over a week now. Following heavy monsoon, its gewog connectivity road has been blocked.

Biggest disaster in Southern districts: DDM

His Majesty The King visited the Pasakha Industrial Estates and Dhuti River areas to inspect the damages caused by the monsoon and consequent landslides, yesterday. At the same time, hundreds of people continue to spend sleepless nights to mitigate the impact of Amochhu and Dhuti River flooding in Phuentshogling.

Households evacuated to safer grounds in Setikharey

The swelling Setikharey stream yesterday threatened 16 households of lower Pelrithang in Gelegphu. Eight households were affected and their belongings were evacuated to safer ground yesterday.

Hundreds work to contain swelling rivers

Hundreds of people are working day and night to contain the swelling Amochhu and Dhuti Rivers in Phuentshogling. People have been working for five sleepless days so far.

Worst monsoon ever?

Bhutan may be experiencing one of its worst monsoon floods, with reports of damages pouring in from most parts of the country especially from the southern districts.

PM leads mitigation team at Amochhu

The Prime Minister, Tshering Tobgay personally led the mitigation team at Amochhu in Phuentshogling since last night.

14 households evacuated to safety in Gelegphu

The relief and rescue team evacuated 14 households to safer ground after the Setikharey stream in Gelegphu overflowed and changed its course, today. It started overflowing at around 5 AM.

Another Bailey Bridge in Samtse collapses

Another Bailey Bridge adjoining Budhini Bridge in Samtse collapsed, today following a torrential downpour, last night. Budhini Bridge had collapsed Friday.

Pictures of Monsoon flood

Pictures of Monsoon flood

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