50 houses facing high risk of landslide

Published On: July 14, 2019 02:55 PM NPT By: RSS

SANKHUWASABHA, July 14: As many as 50 houses in Makalu Rural Municipality of Sankhuwasabha have been facing a high risk of landslide.

The households at ward no 3, 4 and 5 of the Municipality are facing imminent risk of landslide owing to the torrential rain occurred for three days, said acting chairperson of the rural municipality, Chameli Rai.

Over a dozen settlements, including Pawakhola, Pepewa, Sadekma, Chhirinte, Khoktak, Num, Amrang, Solakhani and Nayabasti are encircled by the landslides. People may be poised to risk at any time, she added, sharing the plight that rural municipality alone could not shift the people from 50 households to the safer places.

 Earlier, 29 households from ward no 5 of the rural municipality had to be displaced owing to the landslide. Ward no 5 Chairman Japan Gurung informed that the ward was also facing imminent risk of landslide. According to him, the affected people have been taking shelter at their relative's homes in the neighboring villages.


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