Himachal landslide

Himachal landslide
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Landslide in Himachal Pradesh caught on digicam

A large landslide in Himachal Pradesh’s Shimla district has led to a blockade of National Highway-5. According to the state emergency centre, the landslide occurred at Jeori close to Rampur in Shimla. Commenting on the incident of landslide, the state emergency operation centre in a bulletin mentioned no lack of life or property was reported by the authorities.

“DPCR has informed that an incident of landslide occurred near Jeori- Sub-division Rampur District Shimla due to which NH-05 road has been blocked. No human or property loss reported by the Authority concerned yet,” the state emergency operation centre mentioned.

Meanwhile, a video of the landslide was shared on social media, which confirmed enormous rocks rolling down a hill. Several folks could possibly be seen standing close to the landslide web site and recording the incident on digicam. 

The district administration has deployed Sub-Divisional Magistrate (SDM) Rampur and a police staff to evaluate the scenario.

The state has been recording spells of heavy rainfall in the course of the Monsoon season. This has resulted in landslides as nicely.

Earlier on August 28, Chandigarh-Manali National Highway (NH-3) was blocked because of a landslide between Aut and Pandoh within the Mandi district. 

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