Mountain landslide in Maharashtra’s Irshalwadi buries 40 homes, leads to multiple fatalities

Mountain landslide in Maharashtra’s Irshalwadi buries 40 homes, leads to multiple fatalities

In the late hours of July 19, 2023, a catastrophic landslide struck Irshalwadi, a tribal village in the Khalapur tehsil of Maharashtra’s Raigad district, claiming the lives of 16 individuals and leaving around 80 to 100 persons feared trapped. The landslide, triggered by three days of intense rainfall, buried approximately 40 homes and significantly hampered subsequent rescue operations.

Large rockslide hits stone quarry in Mizoram, India

Large rockslide hits stone quarry in Mizoram, India

A large rockslide occurred at a stone quarry in Maudarh, Mizoram’s Hnahthial district, India on November 14, 2022. The event resulted in the deaths of 12 workers and the destruction of 5 excavators, 1 stone crusher, and 1 drilling machine.

Eight-story building collapses after heavy rain hits Shimla, India

Eight-story building collapses after heavy rain hits Shimla, India

An eight-story building in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India collapsed on Thursday, September 30, 2021, after heavy rain and landslides hit the region. According to the Himachal Pradesh State Disaster Management Authority Director Sudesh Kumar Mokhta, the building at…

Large landslide takes out part of Highway 707 in Himachal Pradesh, India

Large landslide takes out part of Highway 707 in Himachal Pradesh, India

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…