11 May 2013

First news of a costly landslide in Mizoram, India

Posted by Dave Petley

Various news reports are emerging of a substantial landslide in Laipuitland, Mizoram, in the far east of India.  The Hindu reports that eight people have been confirmed as having been killed, a further 11 are missing and that nine people were injured.  The trigger appears to have been a thunderstorm.

More information should emerge in the next 24 hours.