Tourists trapped by landslides in West Bengal, India

Heavy rains have caused landslides that killed at least 38 people in the towns of Mirik, Kalimpong and Darjeeling in West Bengal. Roads and communication links have been extensively damaged, leaving many tourists stranded in the affected areas.

Advice For Travellers

Travellers should avoid the affected areas since essential services, including transportation, may be unavailable.

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