Biratnagar Airport waterlogged: Flights cancelled (Photo Feature)

Published On: October 20, 2021 03:25 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Oct 20: The Biratnagar Airport has been inundated due to floods triggered by continuous rain. All flights to and from the airport have been affected including the Kathmandu-Biratnagar flight after the airport was submerged, according to Tribhuvan International Airport.

8 killed, 7 missing in natural disasters in Ilam

Published On: October 20, 2021 02:50 PM NPT By: Bhim Chapagain

ILAM, Oct 20: The incessant rain for about 40 hours has caused a great loss of life and property in Ilam. As of Wednesday morning, eight people have been killed and seven others are missing in the district.

Two children buried to death in rain-triggered mudslide in Dharan

Published On: October 20, 2021 02:15 PM NPT By: Republica

ITAHARI, Oct 20: Two children were buried to death in a mudslide triggered by incessant rainfall in Dharan-13, Nageshwor Marga. They were buried to death at around 2PM on Tuesday after a mudslide enveloped a one-story house.

Flood, landslide update: 31 dead, 43 missing

Published On: October 20, 2021 01:40 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Oct 20: As many as 31 people have so far lost their lives in natural disasters across the nation following incessant rainfall.

KATHMANDU, Oct 20: As many as 16 people have lost their lives due to floods and landslides following incessant rain across the country. According to our district correspondents, 16 people died after their houses were hit by landslides and floods, while 23 people are still missing.

Tourists stranded in Kanchenjunga area due to continuous rain

Published On: October 20, 2021 12:15 PM NPT By: Republica

Phungling, Oct 20: Foreign and domestic tourists visiting the Kanchenjunga area in Taplejung have been stranded due to the continuous rain for the past three days.

Activist Ruby Khan breaks fast after 11 days

Published On: October 20, 2021 12:00 PM NPT By: Republica

Human rights activist Rubi Khan has broken her fast after 11 days following the government’s decision to form an investigation committee to look into the death of Nankutri Dhobi of Newaji village and the missing case of Nirmala Kurmi.

Climate change to blame for extreme weather

Published On: October 20, 2021 11:25 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Oct 20: Even after the end of the rainy season, the incidence of floods and inundation has increased across the country due to heavy rains in the last few days. Experts say that this type of unseasonal rainfall may be due to climate change. People's lives have been affected by the disasters caused by the change in the traditional patterns of monsoon and climate.

Flood sweeps away a vehicle in Dang

Published On: October 20, 2021 09:44 AM NPT By: Republica

DANG, Oct 20: A swollen rivulet in Dang has swept away a vehicle in Dang on Tuesday.

Couple killed in tuskers attack

Published On: October 20, 2021 08:33 AM NPT By: Republica

MAHENDRANAGAR, Oct 20: A couple died in wild tuskers' attack at Shuklaphanta municipality-12, Basantapur in Kanchanpur this morning.