Flash floods likely in rivers in Kathmandu Valley

Published On: July 13, 2018 07:23 PM NPT By: Republica


KATHMANDU, July 13: The Nepal Flood Alert, an official account of the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology (DHM), has warned of flash floods in the rivers in the Kathmandu Valley tonight.

“Since the heavy rainfall is occurring in the areas including Shivapuri, Sundarijal and Shankhu, it is likely that there might be floods in the Bagmati River, Bishnumati and Dhobikhola and Salinadi-Manohara rivers,” tweeted the Nepal Flood Alert.

It has been alerted that the people especially those living on the banks of the rivers in the capital should take precaution for their safety.

२९ असार, बेलुकी ६ बजे:
हाल काठमाडौंको उत्तरपुर्वी क्षेत्र- शिवपुरी, सुन्दरीजल, सांखु लगायतको क्षेत्रमा ठुलो वर्षा शुरु भएको छ। केहीवेरमा धोवी खोला, बागमती, नागमती, सालिनदी-मनोहरा लगायतमा आकस्मिक बाढी आउने संभावना छ। खोला आसपास सतर्क रहौं। pic.twitter.com/P0M7BzELYW

— Nepal Flood Alert! (@DHM_FloodEWS) July 13, 2018

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