Also, it was extremely fortunate that the above landslide took place sometime past midnight this morning and as such we had no casualties in an area (located below the famous, heritage Windamere Hotel) which is otherwise thronging with tourists and pedestrians all thru the day.
Rainfall in Darjeeling on 24Aug2011: 129mm
Rainfall in Kalimpong on 24Aug2011 : 6mm
Rainfall in Gangtok on 24Aug2011 : 7mm
Photo Credit : Mr Mohan Lama, Darjeeling