RAINFALL DATA (24hrs) in Darjeeling- Sikkim -06Aug2020
Kalimpong - 106, Darjeeling - 99.4, Kurseong - 13
Gangtok - 59.2, Khanitar -119.4, Mangan - 104.2, Singhik - 130.8, Gyalsing - 83.6, Damthang - 82
Much of the rain was very high intensity - and came down within a couple of hours
CLOUD IMAGE AND RAINFALL CHARACTERISTICS OF 05/06AUG2020
While this sort of rainfall data for other towns is not available, similar scales of damage has been widely reported from Darjeeling, Kalimpong and Sikkim.
IMPACT AND DAMAGE FROM THE STORMWEST BENGAL
A bridge in Dungra village (which lies below the town, on the eastern face of Kalimpong town) was washed away in the deluge
Siliguri to Gangtok. Most occurred between Teesta bazar and Coronation bridge.
Special thanks to Mr Mukesh Sharma (Kalimpong) for his inputs and photos.