Bring out the causes for more frequent landslides in the Himalayas than in the Western Ghats.  (10mark) (150words) 

Landslides are mass movements of soil or rock along mountain slopes caused by natural or man-made factors. Studies show that more than 12 percent of the land area in the country is susceptible to landslides. Landslides incidentally are the third most deadly natural disaster on earth with $400 billion being spent annually on landslide disaster … Read more