Thirty five people are reported to be missing in the rain-related incidents that have thrown normal life out of gear in central and eastern parts of Nepal.
Among the victims were three people from the same family who were killed when the wall of a house collapsed in Kathmandu, while three others were killed in a landslide in Khotang district in the east.
Rains triggered landslides that blocked two national highways in north Bengal, cutting off Sikkim’s capital Gangtok, Kalimpong and a major part of Dooars from Siliguri in the plains.
The hills surrounding Chamundeshwari Nagar and Indira Nagar in Madikeri town still bear some scars of last year’s landslides.
Japan Meteorological Agency warned of potential collapses of buildings, landslides as there is a chance of more quakes hitting Yamagata prefectures facing the Sea of Japan over the following week.
The labourers were engaged in loading the stone chips in a tractor at Tulasichaura when a huge chunk of soil and boulders fell on them and killed them.
Hundreds of vehicles were stranded on the nearly 300-km long highway on both sides of the landslide spot.
Another MoU, signed between Amrita and BGS, is to develop robust practices in the fields of earth sciences, mineral prospecting and disaster management.
Two persons were killed and 10 injured on Wednesday when their vehicle was hit by a landslide in Jammu and Kashmir's Doda.
More than 50 jade miners were engulfed in a landslide caused due to the poorly regulated industry rife with corruption.
Fifty-four people are missing in the mud, following a landslide in a jade mine in northern Myanmar's Kachin state.
However, a massive landslide again hit the road on Thursday-Friday night at Monkey Morh, once again halting the movement of the traffic.
Stating that the 80 per cent voter turnout was a positive indication, YSRC chief YS Jagan Mohan Reddy predicted a landslide victory for his party.
Massive canals were dug up and pipelines were laid in the surrounding village under the Koilsagar Lift Irrigation scheme using dynamites due to which the incident might have happened.
Their bodies were unearthed from under the soil mound that had collapsed on them. It is said that they were on their break when the incident took place.