Location: Sikkim, Northeastern States, India
Event: U.S. citizensshould exercise caution when travelling in Sikkim due to extreme
rainfall, flash flooding, and damaged transportation infrastructure. U.S. citizens who
require assistance should contact local emergency responders and Consulate General
Kolkata with their status and location.
U.S. citizenstraveling abroad should regularly monitor the U.S. Department of State’s
Bureau of Consular Affairs website, where the current Worldwide Caution, Travel
Warnings, Travel Alerts, and Country Specific Information can be found. The U.S.
Embassy also encourages U.S. citizens to review the “Traveler’s Checklist,” which
includes valuable travel and security information for those living and traveling
Actions to Take:
· Notify friends and family of your safety.
· Monitor local media for updates.
· Follow the instructions of local authorities.
Enroll in the Smart Travelers Enrollment Program (STEP).
Sikkim Emergency Operating Center (EOC) – Helpline Numbers
Tourist line one: (+91) 7001911393
Tourist line two: (+91) 8101426284
U.S. Consulate General in Kolkata
Located at 5/1 Ho Chi Minh Sarani, 700071 +91-33-6827-2400
India Country Information
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