BIRATNAGAR, Aug 14: Although it's been raining cats and dogs in Biratnagar for some days, unlike in the past, there has not been any cases of inundation in the city this monsoon, thanks to the timely actions taken by the local government against the monsoon-induced disasters.

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.

KATHMANDU, August 10: Various settlements have been flooded due to heavy rains in Kathmandu last night. Due to the floods triggered by heavy rainfall, the settlements along the Bagmati and other major rivers were inundated.

KAILALI, July 13: Even during normal rainy days, social media is filled with the pictures of inundation in Dhangadhi. Pictures and videos of water-logged settlements are found on Facebook, Twitter, and other social networking sites. Inundation and waterlogging has become a very complex problem in Dhangadhi since 2040 BS. This is confirmed by the data released by various organizations. The problem is getting worse every year as the bodies concerned are not ready to manage Dhangadhi, which has been facing the problem of inundation and waterlogging for the past 39 years.

DAMAK, June 28: The swollen Chanju River in Kamal rural municipality-5 of Jhapa district has intensified the erosion around the river bank. As a result, as many as six houses in the locality are at risk of inundation.

KASKI, June 26: Over 300 houses in Hemja of Pokhara Metropolitan City-25 in Kaski district have been inundated due to incessant rainfall since Friday night.

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

ITAHARI, July 4: Incessant rains in Province 1 have resulted into the inundation of more than 300 homes mainly in two eastern Terai districts.

KATHMANDU, August 4: Property worth around Rs 3.59 billion was damaged by landslide and inundation following excessive rainfall in July in State 2, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock.

KATHMANDU, July 27: Amid calls from lawmakers to raise the issue of floods and inundation in the Tarai diplomatically with the Indian side, Foreign Minister Pradeep Kumar Gyawali has said that the issues of floods caused due to the illegal structures built by India would be an important agenda for discussion during the upcoming Joint Commission meeting.

SARLAHI, July 22: Most of the southern areas of Sarlahi including the district headquarters Malangawa are prone to inundation every year during the monsoon. Many villages in southern areas of the district still remain submerged by the heavy rainfall on July 11.

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By far the most affected provinces by recent floods and inundation have been Province 2 and others covering Tarai plains

KATHMANDU, July 18: About 452 thousand people from 90 thousand families have been affected due to flood, landslide and inundation triggered by monsoon rain in various districts of the country.

KATHMANDU, July 15: While venting their ire against the Indian authorities for unilaterally constructing causeways along the border with Nepal, lawmakers from the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) as well as the main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) have urged the government to take necessary diplomatic initiatives to resolve the problem of flooding and inundation caused by the unilaterally built ‘embankment-like roads’ by the Indian side along the border.

RAUTAHAT, July 12: Floods caused by incessant rainfall have inundated half a dozen villages in Rautahat.

LAHAN, May 29: Until two decades ago, the muddy water released from the Chure hills increased the fertility of the land and added to the productivity in Tarai.

KAILALI, Feb 18: An embankment being constructed by India near the Indo-Nepal border neighboring the Kairali Rural Municipality has alarmed locals of inundation in their areas during the rainy season.

BHAKTAPUR, July 16: The recent flood, landslide and inundation has damaged property worth Rs 119.35 million in Bhaktapur.

BIRGUNJ/NEPALGUNJ July 3: Locals of Birgunj were long awaiting for the monsoon to get rid of the unbearable summer heat. However, the first rains of the season didn't turn out to be as pleasant as expected. The torrential rainfall of Sunday has completely inundated Birgunj.

CHITWAN, September 3: Land newly purchased by Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC)  in Rapti Municipality-1, Piple of Chitwan in order to construct an oil storage depot, is at risk of inundation by the Lothar Khola river of Mahadevsthan.

NEPALGUNJ, Aug 12: As early as 17 years ago, floods in the Rapti and Daduwa rivers would inundate huge parts in both India and Nepal in the rainy season. In fact, India would be more affected by the monsoon floods. In, 2000, India constructed a marginal embankment at Kalkalwa which changed the whole scenario. The embankment secured India but many parts of Nepal became prone to floods.

KATHMANDU, Sept 13: Minister for Foreign Affairs Prakash Sharan Mahat, who is on a India visit, requested Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj to take initiatives for effective implementation of the agreements reached between Nepal and India in the past.