Residents in Gelegphu are facing water shortage as Mao Khola completely submerges the water treatment plant and water tank located on its bank. The tank caters water to 80 percent of Gelephug’s residents.
His Majesty The King met with the shopkeepers whose shops were washed away by flood, and inspected the areas damaged, in Sarpang. His Majesty also met with the dzongkhag officials, and others involved in relief efforts.
A settlement along the Amochhu, commonly known as Toorsa river bank in Phuentshogling, is likely to get washed away if it continues to rain. The entire area is already flooded after experiencing heavy rainfall for the past four days.