TAPLEJUNG, June 19: Three hundred and forty-two people from 81 families have been displaced due to floods and landslides since the start of the monsoon precipitation in Taplejung district.

KATHMANDU, Aug 31: Monsoon-related incidents claimed the lives of 73 people between June 14 and August 25 this year.

Obstructed Myade road section resumes

August 24, 2023 12:51 pm

DAMAULI, Aug 24: Traffic on the Myade road section in Tanahun district along the Prithvi Highway that was obstructed due to landslides, has resumed.

Myagdi, Aug 17: Hydropower projects have been affected due to the frequent obstruction of the Beni-Darbang road following landslides. As a result of road obstruction, the supply of construction materials and fuel has been affected thus leading to disturbances in the projects, it has been said.

KATHMANDU, Aug 14 (RSS): Monsoon-induced landslides have led to the obstruction of highways and road sections at nine different locations across the country.

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.

MANAHARI, Aug 13: All short-distance roads from Hetauda to Kathmandu have been blocked due to landslides triggered by rains since last night.

Mitigating effects of monsoon floods

August 9, 2023 07:30 am

In the past few days, the Kathmandu Valley and various regions across our nation have experienced the relentless power of nature as heavy rainfall triggered floods and landslides. Although there were no human casualties reported, the aftermath of these calamities underscores the critical need for immediate and well-planned government intervention. Safeguarding the well-being of our citizens must stand as our topmost concern, necessitating comprehensive measures to prevent loss of life and property.

KATHMANDU, Aug 8: Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Transport, Prakash Jwala, has instructed the bodies concerned to make the life of the citizens easier by immediately rebuilding the roads and bridges damaged by rain-triggered disasters.

GALESHWOR, August 1: The Beni-Jomsom corridor of Kali Gandaki, which is considered a project of national pride, and the Beni-Darbang road, which is called the 'life line' of Myagdi, is always prone to landslides with the onset of the monsoon season. The passengers and vehicles suffer on these roads due to adverse weather conditions and potential landslides during this period.

CHITWAN, Aug 1: Amit Poudel, a bus driver responsible for transporting passengers from Butwal on Sunday, found himself in a rush to reach Kathmandu. Departing from Pulchok at 3:30 in the afternoon, he couldn't help but worry about the possibility of the Narayanghat-Mugling road being closed.

SIMKOT, July 30: Two villages in Sarkegad Rural Municipality in Humla district are at high risk of floods and landslides due to the incessant rainfall since three weeks. Ripa at Sarkegad Rural Municipality-2 is at the risk of landslide while Rahadeu which falls in Ward No 8 of the same rural municipality is at the risk of both floods and landslides.

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 8: Property worth over Rs 60 million was damaged by the recent monsoon floods and landslides in eastern Nepal.

KATHMANDU, July 7: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said the government would take maximum efforts to address the demands raised by private power producers in the country.

KATHMANDU, July 1: Landslides triggered by incessant rainfall since Saturday morning have disrupted vehicular movement on several road sections across the country, causing inconvenience to the commuters traveling to various places.

PANCHTHAR, June 24: A total of 119 families in four local levels have been affected due to floods and landslides in Panchthar.

SURKHET, Oct 12: Death toll in the floods and landslides triggered by recent rains has reached 33 in Karnali Province.

JUMLA, Oct 12: Floods and landslides triggered by incessant rainfall for the past one week have claimed 10 lives in Jumla. One person is still missing, Chief District Officer Mukesh Kumar Keshari said.

Obstructed Prithvi Highway reopened

October 7, 2022 13:30 pm

DAMAULI, Oct 7: The obstructed Prithvi Highway has resumed following the removal of debris deposited by landslides at two places in Byas Municipality-12. The road was obstructed by landslides in the municipality this morning.

TANAHUN, Oct 7: The Prithvi Highway is blocked due to landslides at two places along the Tanahun section. Landslides occurred at Gunadi, Myagde Rural Municipality-1 at 2:40 AM and Ghansikuwa of Byas Municipality-12 at 6:30 AM. The landslides were triggered by rain since Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, Oct 6: Landslides triggered by incessant rain since Tuesday evening have disrupted vehicular traffic on several road sections across the country, causing inconvenience to passengers traveling to various places for the Dashain festival.

Narayangadh-Muglin road opens for traffic

September 24, 2022 09:07 am

BHARATPUR, Sept 24: The Narayangadh-Muglin road section that remained blocked due to landslides since midnight has opened for traffic. Obstruction on the road was removed and the road is open for vehicular movement since early morning today, according to the District Traffic Police Office, Chitawan.

Landslide blocks Narayangadh-Muglin road

September 24, 2022 08:22 am

BHARATPUR, Sept 24: Vehicular movement along Narayangadh-Muglin road has been blocked due to landslides.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, August 28: Incessant rains since Saturday have caused damage to various places in the district. Efforts made to control the Melamchi river and reduce damage in the district have failed as the river changed its course due to heavy downpour.

Chure at high risk of landslides

August 14, 2022 19:15 pm

KAILALI, August 14: Haphazard road construction and deforestation has led to high risk of landslides in the Chure region. The entire settlement area of Chure Rural Municipality is at high risk of landslides due to the increasing excavation in Chure region.

MYAGDI, August 8: At least seven hydropower projects in Myagdi district have been affected by landslides.

KATHMANDU, August 4: The Besisahar-Chame road connecting Lamjung to Manang has been blocked after an electricity pole fell due to landslides and flood.

Sanfe-Martadi highway disrupted

July 14, 2022 09:34 am

BAJURA, July 14: The Sanfe-Martadi highway linking the Bajura district headquarter has been obstructed since this morning due to incessant rain.

BIRENDRANAGAR, July 6: The settlements of the Badi community in Ganesh chowk of Dailekh district are at a high risk of landslides.

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.

GALESHWOR, June 25: Human settlements in a rural municipality of Myagdi district are at risk due to a huge number of landslides. There are 216 landslides in eight wards of Raghu Ganga Rural Municipality of Myagdi and the settlements in those wards are at risk due to those landslides.

Traffic resumes on Prithvi Highway

June 18, 2022 08:56 am

MUGLIN, June 18: The Prithvi Highway has come into operation. It remained shut since last night due to landslides at Ghopte Bhir and Thadekhola in Ichchakama-4 of Chitwan.

KATHMANDU, Oct 22: At least 111 people have lost their lives in the recent incidents of floods, landslides and inundation.

KATHMANDU, Oct 20: Even after the end of the rainy season, the incidence of floods and inundation has increased across the country due to heavy rains in the last few days. Experts say that this type of unseasonal rainfall may be due to climate change. People's lives have been affected by the disasters caused by the change in the traditional patterns of monsoon and climate.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, August 29: The Helambu Highway has been obstructed again due to continuous rainfall and landslides. Police informed Republica that the road has been blocked by a landslide which occurred at Fatakshila Ratopaharo of Melamchi-Zero Kilo, Melamchi Municipality-13.

GALESHWOR, August 23: Bagarphant village at Beni Municipality-2 in Myagdi district is grappling without drinking water for the past two months after landslides damaged water sources and pipelines.

DOLAKHA, August 15: Landslides in the Lapilang village of Kalinchowk Rural Municipality-5 have put the Sunkhani-Sangba roadway, nearby forest, Ghatte stream, and 150 houses in Mijar tole and Newar settlements at risk of being affected.

Silgadhi-Bajhang road obstructed

July 18, 2021 11:16 am

DOTI, July 18: The road from the district headquarters Silgadhi to Bajhang has been obstructed due to landslides triggered by heavy rainfall for the past three days. The road passing via Kalena, Machintola, Dallek and Mellek remains closed for traffic after a landslide occurred at a place called Chisapani of Silgadhi.

TOKYO, July 3: Japan's military sent emergency rescuers to the central city of Atami on Saturday after landslides triggered by heavy rains left at least 20 people missing, public broadcaster NHK said.

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.

The approach of controlling floods and landslides is being carried out continuously, however gaps between research, government agencies, and local people’s expectations are legitimate reasons for facing yearly losses in the disaster-prone areas.

POKHARA, July 1: Two persons lost their lives in Tanahun after a house collapsed following a landslide caused by continuous rainfall in the region on Wednesday night. The natural disaster has blocked the Prithvi Highway and has destroyed houses and crops at various places as well.

TANAHUN, July 1: Landslides that occurred following incessant rainfall since Tuesday evening have disrupted road traffic in different places of the Prithvi Highway.

Landslides obstruct Prithvi Highway

June 30, 2021 09:35 am

DAMAULI, June 30: Landslides triggered by incessant rainfall have disrupted the Prithvi Highway at Myagdi-based Tharpu in Tanahun district. The torrential rain caused landslides, throwing the vehicular movement at Myagde-4 out of gear since early morning today.

Landslide blocks Mahakali Highway

June 25, 2021 15:58 pm

BAITADAI, June 25: The Mahakali Highway has been blocked due to a landslide. The road has been blocked by the landslide that occurred at Dharamghar of Surnaya Rural Municipality-3 along the Satbanjha-Gokuleshwar section of the highway.

POKHARA, June 17: A team of government officials including Gandaki Province’s Chief Minister Krishna Chandra Nepali Pokharel reached Manang, which was ravaged by rain-triggered floods, on Thursday, four days after the disaster wreaked havoc in the mountain district.

HANOI, Vietnam, Oct 29: Typhoon Molave set off landslides that killed at least 15 people and left 38 missing in central Vietnam, where ferocious wind and rain blew away roofs and knocked out power in a region of 1.7 million residents, state media said Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Sept 13: At least three people were killed and over two dozen others were left missing as a massive landslide washed away at least nine houses in Bhirkharka area of Barhabise Rural Municipality-7 in Sindhupalchowk district Saturday night.

4 killed, 34 still missing