26 September 2011
Photo album from the Himalayan earthquake
Posted by Dave Petley
Thanks to Ray Duray for the heads up on this one. The Sacramento Bee has a photo blog with remarkable images of the destruction in Sikkim resulting from the earthquake. Many of these show the landslides, such as this one:
Meanwhile, the death toll is now reported to be about 120 people, but bodies continue to be recovered from beneath the landslides. Post-seismic landslides appear to be causing some problems.
One picture worth thousend words – frightening!!!
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