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Landslides in Darjeeling District, West Bengal, and adjacent areas

Sinha, B. N.

Landslides in Darjeeling District, West Bengal, and adjacent areas

by Sinha, B. N.

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Published by Controller of Publications in Delhi .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India,
  • West Bengal.
    • Subjects:
    • Landslides -- India -- West Bengal

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby B. N. Sinha, R. S. Varma, and D. K. Paul.
      SeriesBulletins of the Geological Survey of India : Series B, engineering geology and groundwater ; no. 36, Bulletins of the Geological Survey of India., no. 36.
      ContributionsVarma, R. S., joint author., Paul, D. K., joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGB1139 .A33 no. 36, QE599.I4 .A33 no. 36
      The Physical Object
      Pagination45 p., [12] leaves of plates (7 fold.) :
      Number of Pages45
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4713238M
      LC Control Number77985469

      Himalayas in June-July of The landslides occurred mainly in Darjeeling, Kurseong and Kalimpong sub-division of Darjeeling district during June-July, The main affected areas are Tingling and Soureni of Mirik, Nimki Dara, Sukhia Pokhari of Darjeeling, Lava, 11 miles (name of a place of Darjeeling District), 29 miles (name of a. A middle-aged couple was killed in a landslide in the Darjeeling district of West Bengal early on Monday, police sources said. According to reports, the landslide, triggered by heavy rainfall, struck.

      Geophysical analysis of causes and consequences of landslides in Darjeeling Himalaya,West Bengal, Geographical Thoughts, University of North Bengal, Vol. 9, pp. , ISSN X A study on flood scenario of Koch Bihar District based on sample survey, (with S.K. Shil Sharma), Geographical Thoughts, University of North Bengal. Meanwhile, heavy and incessant rainfall resulted in landslides at various places in West Bengal. Many areas on national Highway 31(a) and NH, including Sevoke in Darjeeling district were worst.

      Landslides in Darjeeling district (West Bengal) and adjacent areas. Bulletins of the Geological Survey of India, Series A, 36, Criteria for earthquake resistant design of structures: General. Zonation mapping techniques of the landslide hazard in Darjeeling Hills, West Bengal, India. Geo-Analyst, ISSN , , Vol. 2, No. 1: A comparison between the climatic characteristics of the Terai plains and the adjacent hills in Darjeeling District, West Bengal, India.


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Landslides in Darjeeling District, West Bengal, and adjacent areas by Sinha, B. N. Download PDF EPUB FB2

KOLKATA: Heavy rainfall lashed several parts of West Bengal’s Darjeeling, triggering several landslides across the district. A video from Bijanbari in Darjeeling surfaced, showing roads being completely washed away by landslides.

A portion of Tindharia settlement on the National Highway (NH) 55 was also washed away by landslides in Darjeeling. A comparison of the predicted vulnerability zones with the data based on hazard zones of landslide in the Kurseong hill subdivision, Darjeeling district, West Bengal, India.

Environmental Earth Sciences, Vol. 75, Issue. 10,Cited by: 4. Sinha BN, Verma RS, Paul DK () Landslides in Darjeeling District, West Bengal and adjacent areas, Bulletin of the Geological Survey of India Series B, Cited by: 5. Landslide is an important geological hazard in the large extent of geo-environment, damaging the human lives and properties.

The present work, intends to identify the landslide susceptibility zones for Darjeeling, India, using the ensembles of important knowledge driven statistical technique i.e. fuzzy logic with Landslide Numerical Risk Factor (LNRF) and Analytical Hierarchical Cited by:   A series of landslides triggered by overnight heavy rain left at least 38 people dead, 23 missing and more than displaced in West Bengal’s Darjeeling district on Wednesday.

The landslides at 25 places in Darjeeling, Kalimpong and Kurseong sub-divisions also washed away portions of highways, including a bridge, cutting off the road link to.

Overnight landslides also struck homes built on slopes in Kalimpong and Darjeeling in West Bengal state, leaving a trail of destruction in the scenic region. "Rescuers have so far found 30 bodies -- 17 in Mirik, 11 in Kalimpong and two near Darjeeling town," Darjeeling district police superintendent Amit P Javalgi told AFP by telephone.

Several areas in the district witnessed landslides due to incessant rain since Thursday. Jorbangla and Lebong Cart roads to and from Darjeeling have been shut due to the debris and boulders. Answer 1 of 9: It has been raining continuously in Darjeeling and surrounding areas for last 24 hrs.

Landslides occured in 's hill of Darjeeling and Karseong, resulted disrruption of traffic movement. AshisRoy. DARJEELING: A middle-aged couple was killed in a landslide in Darjeeling district of West Bengal early on Monday, police sources said.

According to reports, the landslide, triggered by heavy. Two National Highways (NH) -- NH 10, that connects siliguri in West Bengal with Sikkim and NH 31, that connects Siliguri and Dooars in Jalpaiguri district -- have been closed. Two people died in landslides in the past few days in Pubung in Darjeeling district.

Three more are feared dead as their car fell in the Teesta in the same district. Tags: Disaster Planning, Environmental Planning, India, International Planning, Landslides, Rumbach By Andrew Rumbach. The Darjeeling District is a mountainous region in the northernmost part of the Indian state of West Bengal.

Sitting in the foothills of the Himalayan Mountains, the Darjeeling District is a popular tourist destination, known for its natural beauty, mild climate, hiking, and. Multiple landslides due to heavy rain have resulted in the closing of a stretch of a national highway that connects Sikkim with Darjeeling district of West Bengal, resulting in massive traffic jams, officials said on Wednesday.

The NH connects Sikkim's capital Gangtok to Kalimpong district and Siliguri town. Siliguri, West Bengal: At least 22 people were killed and many others were missing in landslides triggered by heavy rains in three sub-divisions of Darjeeling district since last night.

The. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today visited landslide-hit areas in Darjeeling district of West Bengal, where 38 people were killed.

Fresh Landslide in Darjeeling District as Rescue. Incessant rainfall triggered landslides on Thursday blocking highways in West Bengal’s Darjeeling and Sikkim and cutting off the northeastern state’s capital Gangtok from Siliguri in the plains. Darjeeling district, a tourist attraction known for its lush green tea plantations, is some kilometres ( miles) north of Kolkata.

Floods and landslides hit South Asia every year during the monsoon season. Further west in the state of Gujarat, floods caused by the annual rains last week left at least 55 people dead.

str-tha/sm CAPTION(S). Darjeeling is totally cut-off from the other parts of the state. Most of the roads having landslides. Culverts, connecting bridges are broken. All the connecting roads are blocked. The situation is very serious. It may take few weeks to recover from this calamity.

Edited: 4 years ago. Landslide along the Highways: A Case Study of Darjeeling Hill, West Bengal. CHIRANJIB NAD. ABSTRACT: Out of the total landslide occurrences, nearly. A number of localities at Mirik in Darjeeling district were waterlogged and minor landslides occurred after a sudden bout of heavy rain on Monday.

A road that connects the town from Alley Ground — a prominent area in Mirik —remained closed for hours as landslides occurred along the route. Kolkata, Sep 23 (IANS) Multiple landslides due to heavy rain have resulted in the closing of a stretch of a national highway that connects Sikkim with Darjeeling district of West Bengal.

As of it is the second least populous district of West Bengal (out of 19), after Dakshin Dinajpur. Geography. The Darjeeling hill area is formed of comparatively recent rock structure that has a direct bearing on landslides.

However, heavy monsoon precipitation is however a very common cause of the landslides.Landslide susceptibility mapping using knowledge driven statistical models in Darjeeling District, West Bengal, India December DOI: /sKolkata, Sep 23 (IANS) Multiple landslides due to heavy rain have resulted in the closing of a stretch of a national highway that connects Sikkim with Darjeeling district of West Bengal, resulting in massive traffic jams, officials said on Wednesday.

The NH connects Sikkim’s capital Gangtok to Kalimpong district and Siliguri town. An orange alert [ ].