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.