Kathmandu, July 14, 2019:
Nearly 43 people killed, including 18 women and 20 others injured due to the flood in Nepal. The increasing flood level has also triggered landslides in various parts of the country.
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As per the latest updates, 24 people have been reported missing following different incidents due to the incessant rain.
Over 25 districts have been affected in the hills and in southern plains of the country affecting 10,385 households.
As per police reports, 1,104 people have been rescued from several places. 27, 380 police personnel have been deployed across the country for search and rescue operations.
The Meteorological Forecasting Division has issued a high alert.
The water level in Bagmati, Kamala, Saptakoshi and its tributary the Sunkoshi has crossed the danger mark.
Nepal’s weather department warned more heavy rain was expected in the coming days – about 100mm each day.
As per the official, the Kosi River in eastern Nepal had risen above the danger mark. The Kosi has been a serious concern for both India and Nepal since it broke its banks in 2008 and changed course.