A major landslide took place in Mamring, a village of 170 houses in Kurseong subdivision at around 0830hrs today (29Jun2008).
Luckily there were no casualties, but the area is still in danger because of the huge boulders from above which threaten to flatten the village at any time.
Because of the impending hazard, 59 families from Mamring have been evacuated to
Bhushan Chettri, Kurseong
comment by praful rao
I think it is time we listened to what our mountains are telling us.....
- my thanks to Bhushan and his source for the photos and the story