At least 132 folks misplaced their lives because of heavy rains triggering landslides, and flash floods in Nepal.
“132 people dead, 128 injured, 53 missing and 998 families affected due to rainfall, landslides and floods in the country as of 23rd July,” Nepal Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Authority said.
Within the last two weeks, the Myagdi district of western Nepal was the worst affected with 27 reported deaths.
Search and rescue operations are being carried out constantly with officers and police personnel who’re trying by means of the particles to discover lacking folks.
Monsoon-induced disasters are widespread in Nepal owing to the nation’s mountainous topography. Hundreds have been displaced as landslides have swept away their properties. They ended up taking refuge in native colleges and group facilities.
Nepal’s Meteorological Forecasting Division earlier last week had predicted heavy downpour throughout the nation. The Division had warned of monsoon winds being close to the low-pressure line in the Terai belt, which might consequently trigger extra rainfall.