MANGALBARE (Ilam), Oct 15: Five persons from Ilam who were out of contact following the incidences of landslide and flooding in the Teesta River in Sikkim, India, have come in contact with their families.

GANDAKI, Oct 4: Gandaki Province Chief Minister Surendra Raj Pandey has pledged to lend assistance to rebuild the flood-hit Kagbeni area of Waragung Muktichhetra Rural Municipality-4 in Mustang.

NEW DELHI, Oct 4: Twenty-three Indian army soldiers were missing Wednesday after a cloudburst triggered flash floods in the northeastern state of Sikkim, the army said in a statement.

MYAGDI, Sept 5: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Home Affairs, Narayan Kaji Shrestha, has said the government prioritizes the rebuilding of flood-damaged Kagbeni settlement in Mustang.

DHORPATAN (BAGLUNG), Aug 27: The flood in Kagbeni of Mustang on 13 August, 2023 has caused a loss of hundreds of millions of rupees, according to data prepared by the disaster management committee, Baragung Muktikshetra Rural Municipality. Properties worth around Rs 1 billion were damaged in the flood that destroyed many private houses, government and non-governmental buildings, business houses and other structures, the data shows. The disaster also destroyed crops and fruit farms in the area.

Dhorpatan, Aug 25: Traffic on the Jomsom-Muktinath road section that was obstructed since Wednesday evening following a flood has resumed from Thursday.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Aug 25: A massive triggered by incessant flood has caused disruption to the vehicular movement along the Melamchi-Helambu road section in Sindhupalchowk.

KATHMANDU, Aug 24: Due to negligence in the management of the Chakuncha Khahare Khola (seasonal stream) which was excavated by the Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) to widen up the river to its natural banks, a flood occurred in the Milan Chowk and Sattalle areas of Kapan.

MYAGDI, Aug 18: Classes at Janashakti Secondary School at Kagbeni in Baragunj Muktichhetra Rural Municipality-4 of Mustang district have been suspended as the recent flooding caused damages to the physical property there.

Mustang disaster- A wake up call

August 16, 2023 07:37 am

The unexpected surge in heavy rainfall and subsequent floods in the traditionally arid regions of Mustang and Manang in recent years has highlighted a pressing need for proactive and transformative adaptation strategies to protect both human lives and vital infrastructure.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Aug 15: The road leading to the Melamchi Water Supply Project's source in Ambathan has been blocked by flood. The Chairman of Helambu Rural Municipality, Nima Gyalzen Sherpa, informed Republica that the continuous rain has damaged the Helambu Highway at various places.

KATHMANDU, Aug 15: Mustang and Manang, regions known for their rain shadow status due to limited rainfall, have been grappling with an unexpected surge in heavy rains and subsequent floods. This perplexing occurrence has prompted experts to delve into the underlying causes, sparking debates over whether it is linked to a climate crisis or other factors.

DOLAKHA, Aug 14: Three persons died and four others went missing in different places of Dolakha district due to landslides and floods  triggered by incessant rainfall in the past one week.

TIKAPUR, Aug 13: The Karnali River has intensified erosion near the Tikapur Park in Tikapur-5 of Kailali district. With this, the nearby settlement is at an alarming risk of facing possible consequences from the swollen river.

KATHMANDU, Aug 10: With the entrance of monsoon since last June 14 this time, the monsoon-induced disasters have so far affected 50 districts of the country.

KATHMANDU, August 8: A deluge of heavy rainfall swept through the Kathmandu Valley, leading to widespread flooding in rivers and streams on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Aug 8: The Kathmandu Valley witnessed heavy rainfall, causing floods in the river and streams. The Weather Forecasting Division (WFD) said the federal capital saw continuous downpour since last night.

KANCHANPUR, Aug 8: Two women stranded in flood at Kalapani of Shuklaphanta Municipality-7 were rescued safely last night.

KATHMANDU, Aug 8: Incessant rainfall across the nation, including the Kathmandu Valley, has led to a notable surge in the water levels of rivers and streams.

KATHMANDU, July 25:  The Tinau and West Rapti rivers have surpassed the danger level as heavy rainfall continues to impact regions in Rupandehi, Nawalparasi, Palpa, Pyuthan, and neighboring areas of Lumbini since Monday night.

TAPLEJUNG, July 17: The Mechi Highway, which was obstructed for a month after the flooding in Hewakhola River, has come into operation by fixing a belly-bridge over the river in Panchthar district.

SEOUL, South Korea, July 15: Two days of heavy rain in South Korea killed at least seven people and left two others missing in landslides and floods, the government said Saturday. Additionally, eight people were trapped following landslides in central areas earlier in the day.

KATHMANDU, July 13: A total of 4,610 incidents of flood and landslide took place across the country in the past 12 years (from 2068 BS to 2079 BS). Of them, 1,816 incidents are flood-related, and 2,794 landslide-related.

Mechi highway obstructed again

June 28, 2023 10:30 am

PANCHTHAR, June 28: Vehicular movement has been completely obstructed again at Hewakhola of Panchthar along Mechi highway.

KAMALAMAI, June 24: The landslide and floods that occurred this morning damaged 31 houses at Bitijor area of Golanjor Rural Municipality-2 in Sindhuli district. Even the harvest time maize, and paddy seedling readied for transplantation perished in the debris flow.

BAJALI (Assam, India): The flood situation in the Bajali district of Assam is still grim, as nearly 2.61 lakh people in 196 villages have been affected by the flood.

KATHMANDU, June 20: The death toll from Saturday night’s landslides and floods in eastern Nepal has climbed to six as search operations for the missing people continue for the second straight day.

PANCHTHAR, June 19: The team of the Nepal Army (NA) has rescued 12 people who were trapped due to flood and landslides in Panchthar following incessant rain. A total of 12 people from three houses, who were trapped since Sunday night, were rescued this morning with the help of a helicopter belonging to the NA.

TAPLEJUNG, June 19: Keshar Bahadur Rai, who had gone missing in a landslide last night in Mehele Muku Bhanjyang in Taplejung, has been found dead. The dead body of Keshar was recovered on the same day his son Suresh Rai, who was initially rescued in an injured state, breathed his last while undergoing treatment.

PHUNGLING, June 19 : The Koshi provincial government has announced an immediate relief of Rs 100,000 each to the families of people killed in the flood and landslide in various districts of the province.

KATHMANDU, June 19: At least three people were killed and 30 others went missing in massive floods and landslides triggered by Saturday night’s incessant rainfall in the hill districts of eastern Nepal. Taplejung, Sankhuwasabha and Panchthar districts were the most affected after the monsoon entered the country a few days ago. According to the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology, monsoon entered Nepal on June 14 this year.

KATHMANDU, June 18: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has directed the officials and line agencies to work proactively for the speedy search of those missing in the flooding and carry out rescue and relief operations to the affected communities in the eastern hilly districts

PANCHTHAR, June 18: At least five persons are missing in the flood that occurred in Hewakhola after a heavy rainfall occurred last night in Panchthar district.

SAO PAULO: Heavy rain caused flooding and landslides that have killed 36 people in Brazil’s north Sao Paulo state, officials said Sunday, and the fatalities could rise.

KATHMANDU, Nov 12: General Secretary of Nepali Congress, Gagan Kumar Thapa, has expressed his commitment to resolve the flood-related problem created by Khaharekhola in Kapan area within the next two years.

KARNALI, Nov 7: At least 49 people have died and 25 others are still missing due to the monsoon-induced disasters and road accidents in Karnali province in the second and the third week of October. Seventy-four persons were injured in various disaster-related incidents in the province.

BARDIYA, Oct 11: Around 1,400 houses have been inundated due to floods in the Karnali River at Rajapur Municipality and Geruwa Rural Municipality in Bardiya district, following incessant rainfall since last week.

BANKE, Oct 11: More than 8,000 households have been affected by inundation caused by floods triggered by incessant rainfall in Banke district. Eight thousand seven hundred three households in eight local bodies in the district have been directly affected by flood and inundation, said Topendra Bahadur KC, assistant chief district officer of Banke district.

NEPALGUNJ, Oct 10: Most of the local units in Banke district have been inundated due to incessant rain and subsequent flooding for the past few days.

140 houses inundated in Nawalparasi

October 8, 2022 09:00 am

NAWALPARASI, Oct 8: As many as 140 houses in Nawalparasi (east) were inundated on Friday, due to floods in Narayani and other rivers following incessant rainfall for the past few days.

MAHENDRANAGAR, Sept 17: The Sudurpaschim Province has been badly affected by the landslides and floods caused by the incessant rainfall. Achham district has incurred huge loss of lives and properties.

DARCHULA, Sept 10: Five people have died and six others are missing due to floods and landslides in Darchula. As a result of incessant rain since Friday night, two people were killed in floods in Mahakali and Lasku Rivers, three people were buried in landslides and six people are missing.

DARCHULA, Sept 10: One person died and four others went missing in Darchula due to heavy flood triggered by incessant rain in Lasku River since Friday night.

KATHMANDU, Sept 10: More than a dozen houses were swept away by the flood triggered by heavy rainfall in Lasku River in Khalanga area of ​​Darchula district headquarters. According to the police, 11 people have reportedly gone missing in the flood so far.

PESHAWAR/KABUL, Aug 28: Tens of thousands of people fled their homes in northern Pakistan on Saturday after a fast-rising river destroyed a major bridge, as deadly floods cause devastation across the country.

KATHMANDU, August 11: Narayan Prasad Mainali of the landless squatter’s settlement along the Manohara River in Bhaktapur spent the night in waist-deep water on Tuesday due to the flood caused by incessant rain. Mainali, who was living in a small hut with her two children, told Republica that he had lost the hope of 'living' at that time.

BHAKTAPUR, August 11: The flooding in the Manohara River on Tuesday night has damaged property worth Rs 7.5 million. Manohara river flows through the border of Kathmandu and Bhaktapur districts. The flood has destroyed landless squatters’ and other settlements on the banks of the river, infrastructures at Kadaghari Police Sector and Dibyashwori Land Integrated Project.

Helambu roadway obstructed

August 9, 2022 10:23 am

SINDHUPALCHOWK, August 9: The Sipaghat-Melamchi section of the Helambu roadway has been disrupted due to incessant rainfall causing landslides.

KATHMANDU, August 6: The water level in Koshi River has gone above the danger level in Baraha Chhetra area in Sunsari. It is said that the water will reach Koshi Barrage in about two hours.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, August 6: Heavy rainfall has taken place in Ghumthang, Dhap, Nakate, and other areas in Sindhupalchok district.