TAPLEJUNG, Aug 18: The Phungling-Kabeli section of the Mechi Highway has been blocked due to landslides triggered by incessant rain occurred last night. Landslides have taken place in several locations from Sesambu to Khahare Khola section of the road.

KATHMANDU, July 28: The Taplejung section of the Mechi Highway, which was blocked due to a dry landslide at Phungling Municipality-8, has now resumed operations after 19 hours.

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.

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.

PANCHTHAR, Dec 2: One person died and two others injured in a road accident along the Mechi Highway in Panchthar on Tuesday night.

PANCHTHAR, July 21: Some eastern hill districts including Panchthar, Taplejung, and Tehrathum have been disconnected from the national road network since Thursday morning due to a huge landslide along the Mechi Highway at Pangrebhir.

Mechi highway opens

July 13, 2019 18:30 pm

ILHANG, July13: The Ranke-Phidim road section under the Mechi highway has reopened for traffic.

Rural roads being blacktopped

July 9, 2019 07:49 am

PANCHTHAR, July 9: The blacktopping of roads connecting rural areas of the district has started through a joint initiative of the federal and provincial governments.