At least 38 people have died and 33 people are missing in floods and landslides caused by heavy rains in Nepal. This information was reported by the Indian media NDTV citing officials of the country.
Nepal receives heavy rainfall from June to September every year. Many people lost their lives in floods and landslides caused by heavy rains and many people remain missing.
Mana Acharya, an official of the Ministry of Home Affairs of Nepal, 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.
The water level of Bagmati River in Kathmandu has increased. 4 million people live in that valley. They are living a miserable life due to floods. Footage broadcast on local television channels showed locals trying to remove water from houses.
The water level of the Sindhuli River in the eastern part of the country has also increased. The authorities have urged the residents to evacuate.