At least 38 people have died in floods and landslides caused by heavy rains in Nepal. At least 33 people are still missing.
This information was given by the Ministry of Interior in a statement on Tuesday. News from NDTV.
Mana Acharya, the official of Nepal’s Ministry of Home Affairs, said that the rescue workers are working to rescue the trapped people. An entire house was swept away by a landslide in Kathmandu. Six residents of that house are missing.
According to the police, roads are closed in different areas due to landslides. Communication system is very bad. So their rescue work has become difficult.
Meanwhile, Vipatseema has exceeded the water level of Bagmati, Vishnumati and Sindhuli rivers. Residents have been ordered to evacuate to safe shelters.
In the meantime, the rivers have overflowed and floods have occurred in the Kathmandu Valley. 4 million people live in and around the capital of Nepal. Many have suffered due to flooding. The administration fears that the situation will not improve soon.
Himalayan Nepal receives heavy rainfall between June and September every year.