SaveTheHills(STH) is a group of concerned citizens who are raising awareness about landslides in Darjeeling-Sikkim Himalaya.
Many landslides are the direct or indirect result of human interference and preventable if sufficient care is taken.
As such, unless we begin a comprehensive and sustained program towards landslide management, prevention and mitigation, the consequences of ignoring years of human callousness will, in the future be devastating.
Saturday, June 27, 2015
Landslide blocks National Highway (NH) 10 (Siliguri-Gangtok) causes massive traffic jams on NH55
With NH10 (formerly31A) blocked by the slide above, literally hundreds of vehicles mainly to Sikkim and Darjeeling scrambled up NH55 yesterday and today causing massive traffic snarls some almost lasting 6-9 hrs.
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