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.
SINDHUPALCHOWK, August 28: The Melamchi-Helambu road has been blocked for traffic at Melamchi Municipality-11 due to floods triggered by heavy rainfall last night. Regular traffic has been affected after flood water from the nearby river entered the road near Seemkhet, according to the Area Police Office, Melamchi.
SINDHUPALCHOWK, August 25: At least two people were killed and 41 others injured as a passenger bus met with an accident in Sukute-Thokarpa section of the road in Sunkoshi Rural Municipality on Wednesday morning.
KATHMANDU, August 22: Incessant rain in Sindhupalchowk district has put 34 homes in Melamchi Municipality-8 at the risk of landslides. The ongoing risk of landslides has put human settlements in the region at risk.
KATHMANDU, August 13: Floods started from the influence of Pemdang Stream and Melamchi Stream following the incessant rains on June 15 got blocked at one point of the Melamchi River and it turned more violent as it got mixed with landslide deposition, causing further river erosion. As a result, the Melamchi Bazaar and adjoining settlement suffered a significant loss, according to senior divisional geologist Baskota.
Sindhupalchowk, August 11: Melamchi Municipality has brought in five machines to take the Melamchi and Indrawati rivers back to their original courses. According to Mayor Dambar Aryal, the work to change the rivers’ courses will be completed in 10 days if everything goes as planned.
SINDHUPALCHOWK, August 10: The massive flood that occurred on June 16 damaged roads, and suspension and motorable bridges in the western belt of Sindhupalchowk. The collapse of bridges in different locations severed road connection to Helambu, Panchpokhari Thangpal, various villages of Melamchi Municipality and Indrawati Rural Municipality.
KATHMANDU, July 20: The government has declared Sindhupalchowk and Manang districts as disaster-hit zones until mid-October this year. These districts recorded significant loss of lives and property in mid-June this year due to monsoon-induced disaster.
KATHMANDU, June 20: People's representatives of Melamchi Municipality-1, Sindhupalchowk have decided to contribute their one month's salary for the relief and rehabilitation fund meant for the flood survivors. A meeting of the representatives held on Saturday made a decision to this effect, according to ward chair Krishna Prasad Chaulagain.
SINDHUPALCHOWK, June 18: Three foreign nationals have died after they were swept away by flash floods in the Melamchi rivulet and the Indrawati rivulet following incessant rains in Sindhupalchok district. Thirteen persons are still missing in the floods.
SINDHUPALCHOWK, Sept 1: With one more dead body recovered from the landslide debris on Tuesday morning, the number of people dying after being buried in a landslide in Lidi, Sindhupalchowk district, has climbed to 37.
SINDHUPALCHOWK, Aug 15: The death toll in a massive landslide at Golche Lidi of Jugal Rural Municipality-2 has reached 12 with one more dead body recovered from the landslide debris. Twenty seven others are still missing in the landslide.
SINDHUPALCHOWK, Aug 15: Eleven people, who died in the landslide that took place at Lidi in Jugal Rural Municipality-2 on Friday morning, have been identified. Two men, four women and five children died in the incident, according to the District Police Office, Sindhupalchowk.
SINDHUPALCHOWK, Aug 3: Ten people were killed in two separate incidents of landslides triggered by incessant rainfall in Sindhupalchowk on Sunday night. One person injured severely in the incident was rescued alive Monday morning.
SINDHUPALCHOWK, July 16: Five women of a family were buried in a landslide at Phulpinkatti, Bhotekoshi Rural Municipality-4, on Thursday morning. Of them, one lost her life while four others are missing.
SINDHUPALCHOWK, July 9: Two people died and at least 20 others have gone missing in flash floods triggered by incessant rainfall in three different settlements along the Bhotekoshi Corridor in Sindhupalchowk district at around 1 am on Thursday. The swollen river and other local streams as a result of the incessant rainfall throughout the night have swept away as many as 33 houses.
SINDHUPALCHOWK, July 9: As many as 16 houses were swept away by floods triggered by incessant rainfall in two settlements along the Araniko Highway in Sindhupalchowk district at around 1am on Thursday.
SINDHUPALCHOWK, Feb 24: A considerable number of public offices have been rebuilt in Chautara of Sindhupalchowk after four years of the devastating earthquake of 2015. According to the reconstruction authority, a total of 13 office buildings have been reconstructed while eight new ones have been built. A few hospital buildings and the district postal service building are yet to be built.
SINDHUPALCHOWK, Feb 13: Even though Jugal Rural Municipality of Sindhupalchowk wrote to the Ministry of Health about some suspected cases of novel coronavirus-like disease in Gumba village on Tuesday, the district health authorities on Wednesday, however, said that there is no need to panic since no such cases have been reported so far in that particular village.
SINDHUPALCHOWK, Feb 1: Some women of the Majhi community in Badegaun of Sindhupalchowk district have built attractive houses all by themselves. The integrated settlement spread across some 24 ropanis of land near a jungle and the Indrawati River offers all basic facilities. The houses are uniform in shape, size and color.