Landslides obstruct Mid-Hill Highway, Kaligandaki corridor

Published On: August 17, 2023 12:26 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

BAGLUNG, Aug 17: Vehicular movement along the Mid-Hill Highway and Kaligandaki corridor has been obstructed due to landslides triggered by heavy rainfall.

Landslides that occurred at Kalapaira of Nisikhola Rural Municipality-4 at Burtibang-Eastern Rukum along the Mid-Hill highway and Dablyang of Baglung Municipality along the Kaligandaki corridor obstructed the vehicular movement from Wednesday evening, said information officer at the District Police Office, Deputy Superintendent of Police Madan KC.

Problems have surfaced to resume the traffic due to continuous rainfall. Vehicles heading towards different places including Burtibang, Baglung, Pokhara and Kathmandu from Rukumkot of Eastern Rukum, Kakri, Lukum and Nisikhola are stranded due to landslides.

Similarly, vehicles operating their services in the Jaimini, Balewa and Bareng areas in the southern belt of Baglung district are also stranded.

Deputy mayor of Jaimini Municipality, Harihar Sharma, said problems have surfaced in the supply of goods in the southern belt of the district due to road obstruction.



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