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Watch the dramatic moment a landslide nearly takes a packed bus over a cliff

This is the dramatic moment a bus crammed with passengers runs into a landslide on a mountain road in India.

As rocks, earth and trees crash down in front of it, passengers leap out of doors and windows fearful the vehicle will be swept away.

Locals in the Uttarakhand region of northern India say the scene is a common one during heavy rainfall.

And this was a lucky escape for those on board as seconds afterwards the narrow road bridge ahead of the bus is totally cut off under a mountain of debris.

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