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.
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.
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.