Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has expressed his deep condolences to the bereaved families who lost their family members in the flood and landslides triggered by incessant rainfall. The flood and landslides caused by incessant rain that began from Thursday have claimed the lives of 6 persons so far. As many as 7 persons have gone missing due to flood and landslide. The flood and landslides have wreaked havoc on 400 households.
An aircraft belonging to Yeti Airlines skidded off the Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) runway. All passengers and crew members are safe. The plane, flown from Nepalgunj, skidded onto a grassland after missing the runway. The incident occurred when it was preparing to land at the TIA.
Singha Durbar, the country's administrative hub, has also been affected due to the incessant rainfall since Thursday night. An eastern wall of Singha Durbar was collapsed due to incessant rainfall on Friday morning. Vehicular movement on the Anamnagar-Baneswor road section was halted following the wall collapse.
MFD under DHM has issued an alert warning and advisory for the next 24 hours across the country. According to the MFD, the Eastern and central areas of the country will receive heavy rainfall. Likewise, the Eastern Terai region and mid-hill region will receive an extremely heavy rainfall which may also cause landslide in those areas. The division has mentioned that with the rise in water level around the middle and eastern Terai region, people living in those flood-prone settlements have been informed about the risk of flooding.
Floods caused by incessant rainfall have inundated half a dozen villages in Rautahat. The swollen Bagmati and Lal Bakaiya rivers have kept Banjaraha, Auraiya, Belbichwa, Badharwa and Gadho villages under water for the past three days. Continuous rainfall in the district has hit the life hard. Floodwater at Bagmati and Lal Bakaiya embankments has submerged dozens of houses in the districts.
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