© All rights reserved. NepalKhabar


Floods wash away 41 bridges, incur loss of Rs 100 mln


 |  Kathmandu

(File Photo)

Seventy-eight people have lost their lives so far in disaster incidents as floods and landslides triggered by continuous rains in various parts of the country while the physical loss is more than Rs 100 million due to this.

Similarly, 90 people have been injured and five have gone missing so far due to the flooding and landslides that occurred in various parts of the country from June 10 till the morning today, according to the Police Headquarters.

Three hundred and eighty-one cattle heads have died, 98 cowsheds destroyed and 595 houses displaced due to the incidents. Five thousand and forty-one police personnel have been mobilized for disaster management during this period, the Police said.

Floods and landslides have damaged one school and two government office buildings. Forty-one bridges have been swept away. Likewise, 161 houses have been submerged and 116 ropanis of land has been buried by debris.

The Police Headquarters stated that 1,028 disaster-related incidents have occurred due to the incessant rains, resulting in losses equivalent to Rs 101 million 885 thousand and 700.


Related News

Trishuli Bus Plunge: Two dead bodies found in Champaran in India

Out of 65 missing passengers in the Simaltaal bus plunge incident, two were found in West Champaran…

Six girls rescued from guest house; 2 including proprietor held

Six girls were rescued from a guest house at Koteshwor in Kathmandu. Acting on a tip-off, the An…

Two including one Nigerian held for smuggling cocaine

A squad from the Narcotics Control Bureau today apprehended two people, one Indian and another Nige…

KMC calls citizens for contacting 1180 in suspected cases of dengue

The Kathmandu Metropolitan City Office (KMC) has urged citizens to promptly dial 1180 in case of su…