KATHMANDU, Sept 26: Floods following incessant rain have damaged the Ridham Small Hydropower Project in Humla district of Nepal. The flood on Friday has heavily damaged the 130 meters of pipeline of the hydropower project.

BHAKTAPUR, Sept 7: Some 500 tents erected in Manhara squatter settlement of Madhyapur Thimi Municipality-1 have been inundated due to incessant rainfall on Sunday night.

KATHMANDU, Sept 7: The Kathmandu Valley received record breaking 121.5 mm of rain between 1 am and 8:45 am on Monday. On average, Kathmandu receives 199.08 mm of rainfall in September. “This is historic rain as these types of rains are very rare,” said senior meteorologist Nirajan Sapkota. The Valley had received 84.03 mm of rain on September 12, 2008.

NEW YORK, Sept 3: 40 people including a Nepali origin family have died due to flood in New York City (NYC). NYC has faced a historic weather event on Wednesday with record-breaking heavy rain across the city. The city had a brutal flooding and dangerous conditions in the Subway, roads and on the ground floor of many houses.

DANG, Sept 2: Four people have been killed when a river swept away a vehicle in Dang district. According to the District Police Office, four women were killed when their vehicle was swept away by the Sisne River on the Ghorahi-Lamahi road section.

KATHMANDU, August 29: A total of 3,180 houses have been inundated due to floods during the current monsoon season.

KATHMANDU, August 1: A fresh flood has occurred in the Melamchi River yet again. Following incessant rain on Saturday, the flood struck the region on Sunday morning, sweeping away the ‘Rato Pul’ along with 12 houses and tarp settlements damaged by the previous floods.

MANMA, July 26: Some human settlements of Kalikot district near the Karnali River are reeling under high risks of flood and landslide.

SCHULD/ERFTSTADT, Germany, July 17: German officials feared more deaths on Friday after "catastrophic" floods swept through western regions, demolishing streets and houses, killing more than 100 people and leaving hundreds more missing and homeless.

BERLIN, July 16: More than 60 people have died and dozens were missing Thursday as severe flooding in Germany and Belgium turned streams and streets into raging torrents that swept away cars and caused houses to collapse.

POKHARA, July 7: Two people went missing after the vehicle they were travelling in was swept away by a swollen seasonal rivulet when they were returning home from work. The vehicle was later found in the Modi River about 1.5 km away from the scene of the accident but the driver and the technician aboard the vehicle are still missing.

MAHOTTARI, July 5: Over a dozen villages in Mahottari district have been inundated as swollen local rivers have entered human settlements.

MAHOTTARI, July 4: The incessant rainfall since last Tuesday has collapsed the houses of some locals at Ramnagar in Bhangaha Rural Municipality- 4 in Mahottari district while flood led to inundation to over 150 houses in the locality.

Flood obstructs BP Highway

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BANEPA, July 3: The flood-fed Mamdi rivulet flowing through Roshi Rural Municipality-12 has caused disruption of road traffic along the BP Highway.

GORKHA, July 3: A concrete bridge in Gorkha district, connecting Barpak and Baluwa of Ajirkot Rural Municipality-4 over the Daraundi River has been severely damaged.

KATHMANDU, July 2: As many as 34 people have died due to monsoon-induced disasters- flooding and landslide- across the country since June 13, according to Nepal Police Headquarters.

KATHMANDU, June 26: Various schools in Manang district have been heavily affected by the floods caused by incessant rains in the region putting the parents, teachers, and students in a state of dilemma.

SINDHUPALCHOK, June 23: A devastating flash flood triggered by a huge landslide in the Himalayas of Helambu, once a brimming city of Melamchi, is scrambling through the residue of the flood.

DOLAKHA, June 19: Local government officials have urged the general public living downstream the Tamakoshi River to take necessary precautions as a massive flash flood is likely since the river on the Chinese side of the border is blocked by a massive landslide on Friday.

KATHMANDU, June 19: Fresh flash flood triggered by a heavy rainfall in Helambu Rural Municipality of Sindhupalchowk district has swept away a school and a police station building.

NAWALPUR, June 17: The swollen Baudikhola (rivulet) of Nawalparasi (Bardaghat-Susta East) took away a bridge being constructed in Baudikali. Slab and beam of the under-construction bridge linking ward 1 and 2 of Baudikali rural municipality were swept away by the flood that took place after incessant rain since Monday evening.

RUPANDEHI, June 16: Incessant rains since past few days have flooded many villages in various districts in Lumbini Province.

KATHMANDU, June 16: Melamchi Municipality and Helambu Rural Municipality witnessed massive destruction due to floods and landslides triggered by incessant rainfall on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, June 16: Three persons lost their lives and 11 others went missing at different districts of the country due to floods and landslides following incessant rainfall for the past few days.

LAMJUNG, June 16: Flooding in the Dordi rivulet has swept away 14 houses and put other 50 houses at risk in Hilebazaar of Dordi Rural Municipality-8 in the district.

MELAMCHI, June 16: More than 50 people are missing in a massive flood in the Melamchi River on Wednesday. A flood in western parts of Sindhupalchowk has caused a huge loss of life and property.

KATHMANDU, June 13: The Department of Hydrology and Meteorology has urged one and all to remain alert as Nepal is likely to witness more rain this monsoon than average which may trigger more floods and landslides.

MANANG, May 29: A massive flood triggered by incessant rainfall for the past few days has inundated human settlements in Ghatte Khola of Chame Rural Municipality-3 in Manang district.

Narayani River crosses danger mark

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CHITWAN, Sept 24: The water level in the Narayani river has crossed the danger mark, following incessant rain for the last three days. It is estimated that the river level will rise further as the rain continues in areas of the origin of the river.

BAGLUNG, Sept 8: The number of people killed  after being swept away by the massive floods in the Bhuji River of Dhorpatan Municipality in Baglung district has reached 17.

BAGLUNG, Sept 5: A flood in the Bhujikhola River of Dhorpatan Municipality in Baglung district on Wednesday night not only caused loss of life but also damaged many physical structures in the area. The flash flood was triggered by heavy rain.

KATHMANDU, Sept 4: The identity of seven of the 14 bodies recovered following the flooding caused by the swollen Bhujikhola River of Dhorpatan Municipality in Baglung district have been established. Twenty four people are still unaccounted for in the disaster.

Loss of properties is yet to be calculated as security personnel launch search operation to find missing persons

POKHARA, Sept 3: The number of people killed after being swept by a massive flood in the Bhuji River in Baglung’s Dhorpatan Municipality has climbed to 12.

BAGLUNG, Sept 3: The dead bodies of 10 people who had gone missing in floods at Dhorpatan Municipality in Baglung district on Wednesday night have been recovered.

KARACHI, Pakistan, Aug 29: Pakistan’s flooded financial capital of Karachi was plunged into chaos on Friday with power cuts, streets under water and cellphone outages caused by heavy rain as authorities said at least 23 people had been killed in downpours the previous day.

SEOUL, Aug 8: At least 21 people have died after 46 days of heavy rains in South Korea, with the country’s longest monsoon in seven years causing more flooding, landslides and evacuations on Saturday.

Just between June and July this year, 89 people died and 278 families were affected by landslides around the country; 17 lost their lives after being hit by thunderbolt and 77 families were affected. Similarly, three died and 93 families were affected by floods. Just this week, 59 people died by landslides and two from flood, 137, 123 and 29 families were affected by landslides, heavy rainfall, and floods respectively associated with extreme events.

IN PICS: Bagmati in full force

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KATHMANDU, July 20: Most parts across the country have witnessed heavy rainfall for the last few days. As a result, water level in major rivers and streams reached beyond the danger mark on Monday.

Bridge connecting Dhading and Chitwan collapses

GUWAHATI, India/KATHMANDU, Nepal, July 19: Nearly four million people in India’s northeastern state of Assam and neighbouring Nepal have been displaced by heavy flooding from monsoon rains, with dozens missing as deaths rose to at least 189, government officials said on Sunday.

MYAGDI, July 10: At least 11 people are missing in flash floods and landslides triggered by heavy rainfall at Dhaulagiri Rural Municipality-6 in Myagdi district on Friday morning.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, July 9:  Two people died and at least 20 others have gone missing in flash floods triggered by incessant rainfall in three different settlements along the Bhotekoshi Corridor in Sindhupalchowk district at around 1 am on Thursday. The swollen river and other local streams as a result of the incessant rainfall throughout the night have swept away as many as 33 houses.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, July 9:  As many as 16 houses were swept away by floods triggered by incessant rainfall in two settlements along the Araniko Highway in Sindhupalchowk district at around 1am on Thursday.

TOKYO, July 5: Deep floodwaters and the risk of more mudslides that left about 20 people confirmed or presumed dead hampered search and rescue operations on Sunday in southern Japan, including at elderly home facilities where more than a dozen perished and scores are still stranded.

Myagdi landslide kills two

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MYAGDI, June 10: Two persons died after being buried in a landslide triggered by a flash flood at Raghuganga Rural Municipality-6, Kotgaun, here in the district on Tuesday night.

TOKYO, Oct 26: The death toll from torrential rains that caused flooding and mudslides in eastern Japan reached 10 on Saturday, with three others missing, public broadcaster NHK reported, just two weeks after the region was hit hard by a powerful typhoon.

BAJHANG, Sept 9: The district hospital of Bajhang and private medical centers have been jam-packed with the patients of viral infections. Most of them are from the rural villages and have high fever. According to the medical superintendent of the district hospital, Sandip Okheda, viral fever has gripped the people here for the last two weeks. "Hundreds of people are coming to the hospital for treatment. The situation is chaotic," he said. "People are getting sick due to the changing season, consumption of dirty water, the recent floods and so on," he added.

RAUTAHAT, Aug 24: Locals are worried about possible flooding and inundation again during the next monsoon season as the Indian authorities in the area bordering Rautahat district have started quietly repairing an embankment that was largely responsible for flooding and inundation on the Nepal side of the border last month.

SARLAHI, Aug 22: Even six weeks after massive flooding in the district, neither the government has collected any details on the losses caused nor have the victims been provided any relief.