Flood alert: Major rivers likely exceed safety levels today

Published On: July 3, 2018 09:18 AM NPT

KATHMANDU, July 3: Rainfall would continue today but is likely to reduce tomorrow, according to flood warning shared by the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology.

Rivers flowing through Sunsari, Morang, Jhapa, Saptari, Siraha, Dhanusha, Mahottari, Sarlahi, Rautahat, Ilam, Taplejung, Dhankuta, Okaldhunga, Solukhumbu, Dolakha, Therathum are expected to cross safety limits and eventually flood, the notice says as it urges residents to take precautionary measures.  Likewise, rivers of western regions are also likely to cross safety limits today.

Tomorrow, the DHM anticipates water levels would recede and stay below warning levels. 

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