Kalimpong Siliguri Highway blocked due to landslide


Kalimpong: Traffic along the main road between Kalingpong and Siliguri has been disrupted as a result of landslide due to heavy overnight rainfall. The landslide occurred in the Six mile area of Kalimpong. Nearly 300 feet of road has disappeared due to the incident and all the contact with Kalaingpong has been disconnected. Previously landslide had occurred in the Seven miles area of Kalimpong. Although a house has been badly damaged due to the incident no casualties have been reported so far.

A few days back the connection between Kalimpong and Sikkim was disrupted due to landslides at Shetikhola area of Kalijhora. The Border Roads Organization is trying to mend the way to estabish connection with Kalimpong.