Details of Disaster Information

India : Land Slide : 2005/05/26
GLIDE: LS-2005-000077-IND  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2005/05/26
Name Land Slide
Outline At least 12 people were killed and hundreds of houses were damaged in massive landslides in the Indian northeast state of Nagaland, officials said.

Human Impact Physical Impact Others

Related Links
  • Times of India 2005/05/27
    At least 14 people, including five children, were killed and a dozen injured in mudslides triggered by heavy rains in Nagaland, officials said Friday.
  • Reuters 2005/05/26
    They said police and rescue workers were looking for more bodies as 10 people were still missing and believed to be buried in Mokokchong town in Nagaland, about 160 km (100 miles) north of state capital Kohima.
  • BBC News 2005/05/26
    The landslides hit the central town of Mokukchung after torrential rains hit the state.
    Police and local administration officials are involved in the rescue and relief operations.