Heavy rainfall costs big damages in Mahottari

Published On: April 20, 2017 10:34 AM NPT

GAUSHALA, April 20: The torrential rainfall with strong wind has caused big damages in different villages of the district. 

According to the District Police Office, Mahottari, the downpour and wind occurred since 3.00 this morning caused damages worth tens of thousands rupees in Mahottari district. 
The wind swept away roofs of dozens of houses in some villages and broke down sheds and shops in other areas, shared victims. 

Likewise, the abrupt rainfall also damaged ready-to-harvest wheat in different areas of the district, according to the District Agriculture Development Office, Mahottari. 

Farmers have also shared that the rain followed by wind had destroyed vegetable farming in hundreds of hectares of land in the district. 

Meanwhile, the strong wind dismantled electric poles in more than half a dozen villages in the district causing disruption of power supply, shared the Electricity Authority Branch, Jaleswor. 

Likewise, the downpour has triggered huge damages to main road sections of the district including Jaleswor-Janakpur, Jaleswor-Matihani, Jaleswor-Bhittamod and Jaleswor-Rauja. RSS 

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