New Delhi: In the dramatic effect of the landslide that happened in Himachal Pradesh this morning, it can be seen that a section of the road subsided and the hillside collapsed. After two consecutive days of rain, the Sirmaur road collapsed.
Widely shared footage shows a large mountainside that collapsed and siphoned away. About 100 meters of path they slipped and disappeared in an instant. There were no reports of deaths.
In recent days, a series of heavy rains, flash floods and landslides have been detailed in the area.
According to officials, this road connects two points called Paonta Sahib and Shimla Hatkori. National Highway 707 was blocked due to a landslide.
Traffic has been prohibited in the area and the police posted warnings at the entrance to take different routes.
A landslide reportedly occurred near the city of Nahan.
According to PTI citing state disaster management officials, a pickup truck fell into a canyon in the same area last night, killing one woman and injuring nine others.
After heavy downpours and landslides caused by heavy rain, as many as 175 tourists were stranded in Lahaul-Spiti in the state.