Landslide on NH-10 following incessant rainfall, road open for small vehicles

Siliguri, 02nd August: Incessant rainfall for the past few days triggered a landslide near Birik Dara on National Highway 10. Due to the landslide, the connectivity was cut off between Siliguri, Gangtok and Kalimpong. Furthermore, traffic came to a standstill and many vehicles were stuck along the road. 

Reportedly, a team of disaster management and traffic police immediately commenced the work of clearing the debris. As of now, the road has been open for small vehicles.

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