East-West Highway disrupted in Nawalparasi (East)

Published On: August 27, 2021 08:00 AM NPT By: RSS

KAWASOTI, August 27: Vehicular movement along the East-West Highway in Nawalparasi (East) has been completely disrupted as a diversion near 23 Smriti was swept away following a torrential rain. 

Information Officer for the District Police Office, Madhusudan Singh said that the highway has been fully disrupted since 9:00 last night.  

The flood caused due to torrential rain has washed away the diversion built in course of the Narayanghat-Butwal road widening campaign.   

Singh said that they were facing hardships to immediately resume vehicular movement as rain had not stopped and the diversion was fully damaged. 

Similarly, vehicular movement along the diversions at Gaindakot, Thumsi and Bhedabari has become difficult.

Furthermore, a landslide has occurred in the Daunne area of the highway. A team of police personnel has been mobilised to clear the debris in Daunne.  

According to police, different areas including Kawasoti, Gaindakot, Devchuli, Madhayabindu, Hupsekot and others in Nawalpur are inundated following the torrential rain.  

Information Officer Singh said that details of the losses caused due to flood, landslide and inundation have not arrived.

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