Land slide disrupts traffic on Yercaud ghat road

Following three days of rains land slips occurred monday evening on the Yercaud ghat road disrupting traffic between Salem and the hill town.

The slip occurred late evening and ghat road was blocked at the 2nd and 3 rd hair pin bends as soil and rocks fell on the road.

The State Highways Department and the Police swung into action immediately.


The highways officials arranged earthmovers to remove the road blocks.

The police under D.S.P Thaiyalnayaki and Inspector Rajini diverted the traffic through the 2nd ghat road via Kuppanur.


The work is continuing and the Collector S.Karmegam reviewed the road clearing work today morning on the ghat road.

He instructed officials to clear the road blocks and help restore t raffic at the earliest.

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