JORABAT, Sept 5 - Another landslide occurred in the 17th Mile area of Byrnihat today, blocking the four lanes of the Guwahati-Shillong Road (NH-40).
The road on one side will be cleared by midnight, informed NHAI personnel. Clearance of the other side will be possible only tomorrow.
At present, more than 10,000 vehicles and passengers are stranded on the road. There is a situation of chaos and confusion in the area, with persistent rainfall worsening matters. The situation can be more dangerous in the days ahead, said NHAI authorities and locals.
The landslide occurred around 5 pm this evening.