17 killed as heavy rains lash Nepal

first_imgBy PTI |Kathmandu | Published: July 13, 2019 10:22:42 am Nepal schools make Mandarin compulsory after China offers to pay teachers’ salaries Nepal floods: Death toll touches 78; over 17,500 displaced Advertising Heavy monsoon rains for the past few days have left many settlements at high risk of floods and landslides in several places in Nepal. Transportation has also been disrupted in all major highways.Rain-fed rivers have also started to erode embankments putting nearby settlements at high risk of flooding. nepal rains, nepal floods, rains in nepal, nepal monsoon, nepal rain victims, nepal police, kathmandu rains, kathmandu floods, world news, Indian Express Members of Nepalese army help residents to reach dry ground from a flooded colony in Nepal’s Kathmandu. (Reuters)At least 17 people were killed in floods and landslides triggered by heavy rains in Nepal on Friday, home ministry officials said here. Nepal floods death toll touches 43 Three people died after their house got buried in a landslide in Kathmandu’s Mulpani area.According to the Nepal Police, 17 people died while six are missing. Initial reports said that 400 families in Morang and 35 families in Bara have been displaced.nepal rains, nepal floods, rains in nepal, nepal monsoon, nepal rain victims, nepal police, kathmandu rains, kathmandu floods, world news, Indian Express A man walks past gas cylinders in a flooded colony in Kathmandu. (Reuters)As many as 13 people were also injured in rain-related incidents in several parts of the country. Advertising Related News Post Comment(s)last_img

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