In September 2003 continuous rainfall fell for 13, days before the landslide was triggered but the intensity, was not especially high. About 360, houses were completely or partly damaged by the land-, slide (Fig. 5. The structurally deformed rocks have, been subjected to severe erosion and toe cutting by the, action of rivers and streams. As predicted by a, team of experts (formed by the Ministry of Home, huge quantity of debris was displaced down the left flank, within a week after the new channel formed (Fig. The other two joint sets, dip obliquely to the slope. BJP's performance across the country shows that Modi magic is still intact: Yogi Adityanath, Delhi Capitals beat Sunrisers Hyderabad by 17 runs, Bihar Results 2020: RJD still confident of victory, NDA continues to lead, Bihar Results 2020: Preparations begin in BJP office, lead continues, Bihar Results 2020: JP Nadda can reach BJP office at 6 pm, Video: Watch Maithili Thakur's performance on Bihar election results, Bihar Result 2020: NDA continues to lead in Bihar Election results, Bihar Result 2020: Understand the performance of Bihar results by ‘strike-rate’, Bihar Result 2020: We are forming a government under Nitish Kumar’s leadership, says Shahnawaz Hussain, Bihar assembly election result: Counting begins at 55 centres, SCO summit: PM Modi, China's Xi to share platform for first time since Galwan Valley incident. 5. Subsurface hori-, zontal drains have been installed at various levels to, drain groundwater. It was advised that no development or construction, should remain under strict vigilance until the sliding, activity completely stops and the hill slope can be, declared safe. check dams and drains, was assessed; and slide-specific mitigation measures were suggested. Uttarkashi town, Garhwal Himala, India was severely affected by the Varunavat hill landslide, which occurred on 23 September 2003. list. The striations caused by the movement on. Several cracks were observed, in the main body of the landslide. ute to slope instability pre-conditioning of landslides. All rights reserved. The causal factor associated with the landslide initia-, tion was the continuous rainfall that occurred for several, days before the slide was triggered on 23 September, 2003. It is, always advisable to avoid hazards if possible. V, K.S. Landslide model, Slope stability analysis and failure mechanism At that, time the slide was still active, and activity continued for, the next 15 days. The area is sandwiched between the Main Central, Thrust to the north and the Srinagar Thrust to the south, Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology, (Agarwal & Kumar 1973) and lies in a highly seismo-, tectonically active zone.