Incessant rains caused by a cloudburst in Sikkim's Mangan district - measuring over 220.1 mm - on Wednesday night killed nine people, the state's government said.

According to the state's tourism department, over 1,200 domestic tourists and 15 foreign nationals - 10 from Bangladesh, three from Nepal, and two from Thailand - are stranded in the Lachung village, some 50 km from Mangan town.