A massive landslide took out a stretch of National Highway 707 in the remote Shilai subdivision of Sirmaur district, India's state of Himachal Pradesh on July 30, 2021.
The incident took place near the town of Nahan. As a result, the highway connecting Shilai with the Paonta Sahib area in Sirmour has been cut off.
There is no confirmation of any loss of life.
The video of the event was shared by Congress leader Srinivas BV.
हिमाचल के नाहन में चंद पलों में ही भूस्खलन के चलते रोड पाताल में समा गयी । ईश्वर रहम कर..— Srinivas B V (@srinivasiyc) July 30, 2021
Road goes down in a landslide after mountain cracks near Badwas, Nahan in Himachal Pradesh. pic.twitter.com/e5614HbnWs
Featured image credit: Srinivas BV
September 23, 2021
Lava flows continue slowly advancing toward the coast on September 23, 2021, after another night of intense lava fountains at Cumbre Vieja volcano, La Palma, Canary Islands. The height of the volcanic plume is estimated at 4.2 km (13 800 feet) above the volcano....
September 15, 2021
Heavy rains affecting parts of Indonesia on September 13 and 14, 2021, caused rivers to overflow, floods and landslides. According to the ASEAN Coordinating Centre for Humanitarian Assistance on Disaster Management (AHA Centre), at least 11 839 people have been...
September 07, 2021
Beijing's 2021 flood season (June 1 to August 31) ended with the highest average precipitation in the recent 20 years. The average precipitation of the city reached 627.4 mm (24.7 inches) during this year's flood season, which is approximately 70% more than...
August 31, 2021
A rare August snowfall blanketed swathes of Chile's Atacama desert on August 25, 2021, with parts of it reportedly receiving as much as 82 cm (32 inches). "This does not occur yearly. Maybe a relatively important snowfall like the one today can happen...
August 20, 2021
Heavy rainfall affecting the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa on August 17, 2021, caused severe flash floods that resulted in heavy damage and fatalities. Homes and cars in several neighborhoods of the capital were submerged, leading to at least 7 fatalities and dozens...
Producing content you read on this website takes a lot of time, effort, and hard work. If you value what we do here, please consider becoming a supporter.