Shillong: The Traffic movement on National Highway (NH) 6 which was disrupted following the landslides caused by incessant rain, has finally started.
As per reports, the authorities have allowed one-way vehicular movement on a trial basis.
On Sunday, the Chief Minister along with state Home Minister Lahkem Rymbui visited the site to take the stock of the situation and also discussed the next course of action with the officials concerned.
Taking to the micro-blogging site Twitter, Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma said, '' After hard work by the team traffic on NH 6 has started one way on a trial basis. We hope to get things normalized soon. Congrats to the team.''
Notably, the traffic on the highway came to a standstill as some parts of the NH 6 near Sonapur village in Meghalaya had caved in following the landslides caused by incessant rain.
The authorities were allowing only restricted movement along the highway, which connects Southern Assam, Mizoram, Tripura, and parts of Manipur to the rest of the country.
Both Meghalaya and Assam have been hit by intense rain, floods, and landslides this year, leaving several people displaced.
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