Gangtok: Incessant rain from last 24 hour had triggered a landslide on the National Highway 10 at 29th mile (West Bengal), the strategic link road connecting Sikkim with the plains of Siliguri.
Landslide at Geil khola, near Siliguri has blocked the highway on Tuesday morning. Since last 24 hour the region had witnessed torrential rainfall.
“After the landslide was reported we arrived at around 8 am to clear it. The road was already closed. Mud, rocks and debris had accumulated on the road” said the local administration.