Landslide near Shimla’s Himland, no casualty reported

By Dinkle Popli -- August 17, 2022 9:58 am -- Updated:August 17, 2022 11:59 am

Shimla, August 17:  Heavy incessant rain on Tuesday night triggered landslide in Shimla’s Himland. Due to which at least 6 vehicles got buried under debris. Several trees also fell along with the landslide. However, no casualties were reported.

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School children faced inconvenience on Wednesday morning as roads near Bemloe in Shimla were closed since Tuesday night after intermittent rain-induced landslides. Two vehicles were damaged in a chute near the Forest office on Cart Road.

In the morning, a large number of vehicles were stuck on both sides of the road, and a large number of students could not reach the school in time.

Traffic was diverted via Khalini-Kanlog-Bemloe road and Chhota Shimla Oak Over Lift road.

Vehicular traffic was later restored.

-PTC News

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