MUMBAI, July 3: Heavy monsoon rains caused the breach of a small dam in western India, washing away dozens of homes and killing at least six people with 18 missing, a government official said on Wednesday.
LAOS, July 25: More than forty people died after a dam collapsed in Laos, sweeping several houses and causing damage, volunteers reported on social media. A group of volunteers which rounds up support for victims of the floods caused by the dam collapse reported that more than 40 people died and 200 are still missing.
KAPILVASTU, July 22: Fursat Ali Dhuniya, 75, a farmer of Bhagwanpur village, planted paddy in three bighas of his farm three weeks ago. Due to incessant rainfall in the area and inundation by a nearby river in the area, the farm is now mostly submerged. He dreads that his family’s efforts and investment is going to go waste.
ITAHARI, July 19: When Saptakoshi floods wreaked havoc in 1966, the then government relocated the victims of Baharahkshetra to a forest area. Since 1966, massive Saptakoshi floods have been recorded 13 times.
NAWALPARASI, July 3: Locals of Susta, Nawalparasi damaged the Gandak dam to save their crops from being destroyed by the flood. With the Gandak dam partly destroyed, water has flown towards India’s Uttar Pradesh.
RAJBIRAJ, July 6: A joint security squad has begun the reconstruction of a dam on the Mahuli River based in Tirhut Rural Municipality-5 in Saptari. The river dam got damaged by the flood in the river caused by incessant rains.
RAJBIRAJ, June 10: The swollen Khandokhola rivulet following incessant rain for three days has increased the risk of inundation at more than a dozen villages in the southern and northern parts of Saptari district.
BHANDRAPUR (Jhapa), Feb 4: Although four decades have elapsed since the construction of Kankai dam in Jhapa district first made the buzz, not an inch of progress has been achieved towards this end, grieve the local peasants.
BEIJING, Oct 1: China has blocked a tributary of the Brahmaputra river in Tibet as part of the construction of its hydro project, which could cause concern in India as it may impact the water flow into the country.
POKHARA, July 19: Parts of the hill supporting dam of the 144 MW Kaliandaki ‘A’ Hydropower Project in Syangja district have started eroding due to continuous floods in the river, according to officials of the project.
KATHMANDU, July 8: An expert with the International Center for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) has said Tuesday night's flash flood in the Bhotekoshi River was not a glacial lake outburst flood (GLOF) rather it was a landslide dam outburst flood.
TILATHI, SAPTARI, June 27: Villagers living close to no-man's land in Saptari district are having hard times during monsoon since some years as floods have started to submerge their settlement, destroy crops and damage roads.