Stories Tagged 'Torrential rainfall'
It was July of 1993 and the rains would not stop. Torrential rain for several days led to a flood the kinds Kathmandu had never seen before, or since. The raging waters washed away the roads and bridges connecting the Kathmandu Valley to the rest of Nepal, virtually isolating the Capital. The only possible connection was through the air, not just for immediate rescue and relief operations, but also the supply of essential goods.
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A massive landslide triggered by torrential rainfall since Sunday night buried two houses at Molpha in Khandachakra Municipality-5 of Kalikot district. Around 108 houses facing a risk of landslide.
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More than 60 houses in Bhadrapur Municipality-5, Jhapa district have been inundated after the flood water from Mechi River gushed into the human settlement on Monday.
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