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78 killed in rains and landslides in Nepal

Kathmandu, July.15(Udaipur Kiran): Nepal’s death toll has increased to 78 due to floods and landslides. The dead includes 50 men and 28 women. Also 30 people are missing and 43 have been injured. The Home Ministry said that 21 districts are facing problems due to heavy rain .

The number of dead in Lalitpur, Bhojpur and Rauayatam is high. All provincial governments have decided that they will provide relief to the victims of flood and landslide. Due to floods, the movement of people on major highways is inhibited. In Lilpur, Kavera, Kotang, Bhojpur and Makanpur, there is information that people were killed in different districts.

Water is flooded on the streets. Rescue teams are busy evacuating people from flooded areas. Boats are running on the roads. Nepal Police Headquarters said that on 831 people have been evacuated. Senior police superintendent Ramesh Thapa told that at least 27,830 police personnel in the country are engaged in rescue work. More than 25 districts and 10,385 families affected by heavy rains. Nepal Army and policemen have taken 1,104 people to safer places.

The Flood Forecasting Division (FFS) has said that monsoon is active and rain will continue for most of the country in the next two to three days. The Weather Forecasting Department (MFD) has warned people to be very alert and said that air and road traffic may be affected due to low visibility. Water levels of rivers have increased due to heavy rains.

After the heavy rains in Nepal, the floods and landslides have continued. Due to this, 50 people have died while more than 24 are missing. According to the information, more than 20 people are injured. More than 50 people have been rescued. Floods flooded most areas in Nepal At present, the saving teams are engaged in relief and search operations. A total of 27,380 police personnel have been deployed across the country for search and rescue operations. About 8,856 personnel were deployed in Kathmandu Valley.

It is worth mentioning that Prime Minister Khadgaon Prasad Sharma Oli tweeted, expressing condolences to the bereaved families of people killed in floods and landslides. He wrote that I have a deep sympathy with the families of those killed in the disaster.


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