The highway between Trashigang and Samdrup Jongkhar was blocked at
Rongthung, 19 km from Trashigang. The first,
according to the site incharge of this rainy season.
The GREF site-incharge said that the road blockage was caused by a flash
flood, mainly rainwater collected at the upper catchment area of the
There were about 70 labourers working. The incharge said that the
blockage was later cleared.
Rain shower were recorded at 29.4mm
at Kanglung. However there has been intermittent rain in the last few weeks.
Last year in August, there was a major block at the same site which took
over a week to clear.