• Landslide blocks stretch of Chandigarh-Manali highway
    SHIMLA, SEPTEMBER 6 (IANS): Traffic on the Chandigarh-Manali National Highway was affected following a massive landslide on a stretch along the Beas river in Himachal Pradesh, police said on Sunday. There were no reports of any casualty. An official said they hoped to restore normal traffic flow by late Sunday evening. Nearly 100 metres of the National Highway was badly damaged in the landslide near Dwada in Mandi district on Friday night. Hundreds of vehicles, largely trucks
  • Landslide disrupts traffic on NH-37 in Manipur
    Imphal, August 28 (NNN): Normal vehicular movement along the Imphal-Jiribam road (NH-37) was disrupted for a few hours on Friday due to a massive landslide at Kotlen. Reports said that the road was totally blocked by sliding rocks around 11 am, forcing all kinds of vehicles moving on the highway to stop on both sides. The rocks and mud were, however, cleared by a team of National Highways & Infrastructure Development Corp Ltd (NHIDCL). The team was assisted by police personne
  • Heavy rainfall triggers landslides, damages houses in Zunheboto
    Zunheboto, August 17 (MExN): At least 5 five houses, including the office of the Home Guards, Zunheboto, have been severely affected by a landslide that occurred on August 17 morning at DC Hill West Colony, in Zunheboto town.  No casualties have been reported as the alert residents had evacuated in advance, stated a DIPR report.  Lack of proper drainage system within the vicinity had compounded the precarious situation, it said. The district had been witnessing heavy do
  • 15 dead, over 60 missing in Kerala landslide
    Thiruvananthapuram, August 7 (IANS) Heavy rain followed by a landslide at Rajamalai in Idukki district on Thursday night has left atleast 15 persons dead, including a child, and more than 60 others are reported missing, a police official said on Friday. The latest reports indicate that there were nearly 100 people in the locality, most of whom had returned to the area following the Covid scare. The landslide occurred after heavy rains over the last few days in the area mostly inhabi
  • 8 dead, 60 reported missing in landslide in Kerala's Idukki
    Thiruvananthapuram, August 7 (IANS): At least eight persons were killed and around 60 others reported missing after a landslide at Rajamalai in Idukki district due to heavy rain for the past four days in the hilly area, an official said on Friday. The place where the tragedy took place late on Thursday night is about 30 km from the popular tourist destination of Munnar. Officials said a 200-member team of Kerala Police had reached the spot for rescue work. At the time of filing o
  • South Korea floods, landslides kill 14
    SEOUL, August 4 (Reuters): Fourteen people were killed and more than 1,000 people forced from their homes as 42 consecutive days of rain - South Korea's longest monsoon in seven years - triggered floods and landslides, authorities said on Tuesday. Heavy rain, which has also battered China, Thailand, Myanmar and India in recent days, inundated farmland and flooded parts of major highways and bridges in the capital, Seoul. The victims included three New Zealanders from the
  • House, 16 shops damaged in Kashmir landslide
    SRINAGAR, JULY 17 (IANS): A house and 16 shops were damaged on Friday in a landslide on Srinagar-Leh national highway in J&K's Ganderbal district.   Police said a landslide hit the Srinagar-Leh highway at Bonbagh village 36 kilometres from Srinagar.   "One residential house and 16 shops were damaged by the landslide that also blocked the Srinagar-Leh highway. Fortunately, no casualty occurred due to the landslide. Men and machinery have been pressed i
  • Landslide in China's Hubei buries nine after heaviest rain in years
    BEIJING, July 8 (Reuters): A landslide buried nine people on Wednesday in China's Hubei province, the People's Daily newspaper reported, after some of the heaviest rain in decades brought floods that have killed more than 100 people.   The landslide occured in Huangmei County in the early hours and efforts were being made to rescue the people, the newspaper said.   From June 1 to July 7, accumulated rainfall in the regions of Hubei, Anhui, Zhejiang an
  • 3 killed in Arunachal as heavy rains trigger landslide, flood-like situation
    Itanagar, Mat 26 (PTI): A 30-year-old woman and her two children were buried alive after a massive landslide, triggered by incessant rains, hit their house in Dibang Valley district of Arunachal Pradesh, police said on Tuesday. The incident occurred on Monday evening in the remote Arzoo subdivision of the district when a hillock caved in on the house, Dibang Valley''s Superintendent of Police S Singpho said.   Anini''s MLA Mopi Mihu said the woman, ident
  • Vehicle traffic fully along NH 29 New Chümoukedima section fully restored
    Vehicle traffic in along NH-29 near New Chümoukedima section has been fully restored, informs  Dimapur Police  on November 4. (Photo Courtesy: @dimapurpolice /Facebook)   Dimapur, November 4 (MExN):  Vehicle traffic in along NH-29 near New Chümoukedima section has been fully restored, the Dimapur Police informed today.   Traffic along this sector has been blocked since the last week of October after a massive landslide on NH-29 near new Chümouked
  • Traffic advisory for NH-29 Dimapur-Kohima highway 
    Representative Image: Trucks are seen stranded after a landslide along National Highway 29. (Morung File Photo)   DIMAUR, OCTOBER 23 (MExN): As a result of heavy mudslide on NH 29 near the KMC dumping site, the road remains completely blocked for all types of vehicles.   Restoration works are in progress however, it is likely to take some time. In this connection, the Kohima Police has issued the following traffic advisory.   All vehicular traffic
  • NH 29 landslide taking toll on Khm
    Representative Image: Manipur bound trucks are seen stranded on the National Highway 29 after a landslide. (Morung File Photo)   Morung Express News Kohima | October 9 The landslide at the National Highway (NH) 29 at KMC dumping site has affected vehicular movement, following heavy rainfall the past few days. Movement of heavy vehicles has completely come to a halt while light vehicles are being diverted towards an alternative route.   The transportation of