Landslide Triggered by Torrential Rainfall Blocks Sonapur Tunnel in Meghalaya
Landslide Triggered by Torrential Rainfall Blocks Sonapur Tunnel in Meghalaya

Landslide Blocks Sonapur Tunnel in Meghalaya Once Again, Traffic Movement Disrupted

Meghalaya's PWD department has begun clearing the NH 6 on a war footing, but has yet to complete the task.

A landslide triggered by torrential rainfall since Friday night disrupted traffic movements nearby Sonapur Tunnel at National Highway 6 connecting Silchar-Badarpur-Shillong.

As per reports, the front part of the Sonapur tunnel in Meghalaya has been submerged by the mud that is descending down the slope.

As a result, hundreds of vehicles have been stranded on both sides of the tunnel.

The Barak Valley and the adjacent states of Mizoram, Manipur, and Tripura have been cut off from the rest of the nation due to landslide incident at Sonapur tunnel.

Meanwhile, Meghalaya's PWD department has begun clearing the NH 6 on a war footing, but has yet to complete the task.

Latest Update on Sonpaur Tunnel.

The debris blocking the road through Sonapur Tunnel has been cleared and Traffic movement has been restored.

East Jaintia Hills Police taking to its official Facebook page said, "Commuters are however as always advised to be patient, NOT to indulge in careless overtaking and to drive cautiously."

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