Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Landslide update (Darjeeling- Sikkim Himalaya) : 20Jul2011

The rainfall data (for the past 24hrs) from the 3 Automatic Rainfall Gauges (ARGs) at Darjeeling, Kurseong and Kalimpong reveals that it rained heaviest in Darjeeling (200mm+), followed by Kurseong (110mm+) and then by a rather dry Kalimpong (50mm).
The landslides which resulted are shown above.

Photo credits :-
Darjeeling Town  - Mr Mohan Lama (Darjeeling)
NH31A - Mukesh

Praful Rao

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