KATHMANDU, July 29: Vehicular movement along Siddhartha Highway came to a standstill after a devastating landslide descended from the upper part of the under-construction Siddha Baba Tunnel. The incident occurred near the damside in Tinau Rural Municipality Ward No. 3, Dobhan, within the Tansen-Butwal road section, effectively blocking the highway since Sunday morning.

Traffic resumes on Siddhartha Highway

October 21, 2021 13:05 pm

WALING, Oct 21: The Siddhartha Highway, which was blocked since this morning due to landslides caused by incessant rains, has been reopened. Rajendra Prasad Adhikari, spokesperson for the Syangja District Police Office, said that the Pokhara-Syangja road section under the highway has come into operation from both directions at 10:30 AM.

BUTWAL, Nov 29: The Butwal-Tansen road section along the Siddhartha Highway will remain shut for four hours a day from Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Aug 2: Amid heavy rainfall this monsoon season, the Tansen-Butwal stretch of the Siddhartha Highway has witnessed severe cracks at multiple places.

RUPANDEHI, March 14: Vehicular movement on the Butwal-Palpa road section along the Siddhartha Highway will remain closed for eight hours a day as works have commenced upgrading the highway.

Jaya Budha’s family had come to sleep in the house after feeling insecure to live in their own house. Unfortunately, all six people were buried in the landslide.

KATHMANDU, July 15: Landslides triggered by continuous downpour since last Thursday have disrupted vehicular movement along all the highways in the country.

PALPA, July 12: Only one-way traffic has been allowed on the Palpa-Butwal section of the Siddhartha highway after it was obstructed by a landslide triggered by incessant rain.