Stories Tagged 'Landslide'
Torrential rain has inflicted losses worth around Rs20 million on seven manufacturing units located inside the Hetauda Industrial Estate.
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Landslides since Friday have obstructed vehicular movement along Barhabise-Kathmandu road of the Araniko Highway. The landslides have obstructed road sections at Mahabhir and Juro in Sindhupalchok district.
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Vehicular movement in Bahrabise-Kathmandu road section along the Araniko Highway has been obstructed following landslides triggered by torrential rainfall at Mahabhir and Jure of Sindhupalchok district.
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The Narayangadh-Muglin road section has been obstructed following a landslide at Ichhakamana Rural Municipality-6, Chitwan, on Friday afternoon.
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Traffic along the Narayangadh-Muglin road section has resumed since this morning after police personnel removed the landslide debris deposited on the road.
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Massive flooding and landslides triggered by a continuous downpour since Thursday have knocked out power to many parts of east Nepal and crippled normal life.
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Food prices are likely to shoot up in the coming days building inflationary pressure, as incessant rain, floods and landslides of the past few days have damaged or destroyed cereal crops, vegetables and legumes planted on thousands of hectares of land in the southern Tarai belt, which is considered as the country’s food basket.
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Traffic along the Narayangadh-Muglin road has been obstructed from Saturday afternoon due to landslides at different places.
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Nepal is one of the very few countries in the world that has failed to learn any lessons from her history of disaster and her unpreparedness for them, thanks primarily due to the absence of institutional memory in this nation. Natural disasters in Nepal—earthquakes, floods, landslides and fires in particular—occur largely in predictable cycles.
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Troubled waters

Aug 14 2017

Extreme rainfall over much of Nepal has caused significant damage and suffering these past few days. According to the Home Ministry, at least 32 people have been killed in floods and landslides this past month, and scores are missing.
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