MANILA, Jan. 6: The death toll in a powerful storm that triggered landslides and flash flood in the Philippines has risen to 126; media reports said quoting the Philippine government agencies on Sunday.

Landslides hit Lamjung-Manang road

September 14, 2018 12:00 pm

LAMJUNG, Sept 14:  The Lamjung-Manang road section has been disrupted with landslides hitting it badly at several points from Besisahar to Chyame.

Landslides wreak havoc, claim 3 in Lamjung

September 13, 2018 10:16 am

LAMJUNG, Sept 13: Three people lost their lives due to landslides triggered by incessant rains in Lamjung district on Wednesday.

Landslide blocks Pasang Lhamu road

August 17, 2018 16:38 pm

RASUWA, Aug 17: Vehicular movement along the Pasang Lhamu road has been obstructed due to landslide today.

Dreams buried by landslides

July 28, 2018 03:06 am

KATHMANDU, July 28: Maheshwari Thapa of Khaptad-Channa-6, Bajhang was a health worker by profession. But Thapa who had saved many lives was no less than a doctor for the people in the remote areas. She devoted herself completely to the treatment of pregnant women and patients with various illnesses. Her one and only dream was to make health services accessible to the people in the rural parts, says her brother Janak Thapa.

Rising temperature in part of our southern plains, flash flood, landslides and flood are all making people’s lives miserable. Daily reports of people dying and missing are filling newspaper headlines.

RASUWA, July 15: Massive landslides in Yabru village of Naukunda Rural Municipality wreaked havoc in the settlements last year. The landslides had rendered the land unsafe for settlement. Though the residents of the village lived in temporary shelters for some days, they returned and started living there after some weeks. They were aware of the looming threat of landslides, but returned stating that they did not find any place to relocate.

DHANGADHI, July 15:  Every year, floods and landslides affect all nine districts of Province 7. The province faces huge losses of lives and property. While the hill districts of the province are prone to landslides, floods have been devastating the tarai districts.

KATHMANDU, July 12: Rain is the forecast throughout the country, according to an alert published by the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology. According to the alert, major rivers and rivulets are likely to swell and trigger early warnings.

KATHMANDU, July 3: Parts of the country are at risks of flood and landslide.

KATHMANDU, July 3: The Ministry of Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation has put all its bodies as well as locals in the risky areas on high alert after incessant rainfall that began on Monday increased high risks of landslides and flooding in various parts of the country, especially the western areas.

Landslides obstruct highways

July 3, 2018 05:05 am

KATHMANDU, July 2: Landslides triggered by continuous rainfall since Sunday have blocked vehicular movement along a number of busy highways across the country, leaving hundreds of passengers stranded.

A jeep is seen buried under a landslide along the Prithvi Highway near Krishnabhir on Monday.

KATHMANDU, July 2: Meteorological Forecasting Division (MFD) Nepal has advised people to take precaution saying that there might be heavy rainfall in few places of the country on Monday.

KATHMANDU, July 1: Through a notice, the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology has issued an early warning notice urging residents living close to rivers in the Chure and Mahabharat range to stay alert.

DHADING, June 30: “Help, help …. I want to live; I don’t want to die, save me.” Just when he had fallen asleep, Dil Bahadur Gurung awoke to these words. Rain was still falling heavily and the words were not very audible. Rain had started falling in the village since early evening and kept falling insistently when Gurung went to bed around 10 pm.

5 die in Dhading landslides

June 29, 2018 05:15 am

DHADING, June 29: Landslides in northern part of Dhading district on Wednesday night buried five people and injured six others.

DHADING, June 29: Locals of northern parts of Dhading which was badly affected by the 2015 earthquakes have expressed their fear about the high possibility of landslides in their settlements. The locals have no other option than living amidst fear in the landslide-prone areas.

DHADING, June 28: The mother and her two daughters were killed after rain induced landslide swept their house in Khaniyabas rural municipality-5. Three more have been feared dead and another four injured in landslides at Satyadevi and Marpak in Dhading on Wednesday night, according to police inspector Dambar BK.

CHITWAN, June 28: It has already been three years since the work to widen the Mugling-Narayanghat road started. In the process of widening the road, the hill sides along the stretch were slashed away. But the landslides have not stopped ever since and the situation gets worse during the monsoon.

RASUWA, June 27: Syapru-Rasuwagadhi road section has been disrupted due to landslide triggered by heavy rainfall on Tuesday night.

SANKHUWASABHA, June 16: Attempts to rescue four missing people has been affected after continuous landslide at Nunkofyakisanda dam side of Arun III hydropower plant in Sankhuwasabha. Meanwhile, police have suspected two more to be missing.

CHITWAN, May 9: In the last 10 months 97 people lost life from 195 road accidents in Chitwan. Some of these accidents occurred along the Naryanghat–Munglin road- one of the busiest highways in the country.

RASUWA, Oct 15: The Rasuwagadhi checkpoint that connects Nepal with the world economy powerhouse China is at high risk of landslides. If left unchecked, this could disrupt trade between the two counties.

PANCHTHAR, Oct 13: Two months ago landslides wreaked havoc in Falelung Rural Municipality. Four people were swept away by the landslides, of which bodies of two are still missing. Over 100 families were reported to have become homeless. People lost their cattle and crops to the disaster. Locals state that they have never suffered such a disaster.

HANOI, Vietnam, Oct 13: Floods and landslides have killed at least 54 people in Vietnam and left another 39 missing since a tropical depression hit the country earlier this week, in one of its worst natural disasters in years, officials said Friday.

PALPA, Oct 7: It is one of the busiest roads in the central region. Thousands of passengers travel through it every day. However, a road section along the Prithivi Highway has literally changed into a death trap since the last few days. Landslides have not stopped falling down the road while public and private vehicles are seen moving at snail pace. Police personals have been constantly monitoring the section while providing safety alerts to drivers.

KATHMANDU, Aug. 26: A total of 1,037 people have lost their lives in the last five years in floods and landslides while 534 have gone missing. Likewise, the number of injured is exactly the same with that of missing ones, the Ministry of Home said.

Floods, landslides toll climbs to 111

August 16, 2017 04:23 am

KATHMANDU, August 15 : The death toll from floods and landslides across the country has risen to 111, Home Minister Janardan Sharma told parliament on Tuesday, as authorities continue search for nearly three dozen people who remain missing.

KHOTANG, August 14: For the past few days, locals of Rupakot, Majhuwagadhi Municipality-10, Damki of Khotang have not been able to have enough sleep due to the fear of landslides.

BAJHANG, Aug 13: Landslides have destroyed the paddy fields of dozens of farmers in the district, turning them into riverbanks. With their farms lost, the farmers have become landless.

Floods, landslides toll rises to 66

August 14, 2017 07:38 am

KATHMANDU, Aug 13: The death toll from floods and landslides triggered by incessant rains for the past three days has risen to 66, according to the Home Ministry. At least 53 people remain missing in various districts, the ministry said in a statement late on Sunday.

Floods, landslides toll rise to 49

August 14, 2017 01:45 am

KATHMANDU, August 13: The death toll from floods and landslides triggered by incessant rains for the past three days has risen to 49, authorities have said. Other three dozen people remain missing in various districts.

BIRATNAGAR, ITAHARI, JHAPA, Aug 12: Floods and landslides triggered by excessive rain claimed 20 lives in the eastern districts of the country on Friday and Saturday. As of Saturday evening, eight deaths have been reported from Sunsari, four from Morang, four from Sindhuli, two from Jhapa and one each from Tehrathum and Panchthar districts.

JHAPA, Aug 12: Floods and landslides triggered by excessive rain claimed 20 lives  in the eastern districts of the country on Friday and Saturday. As of Saturday evening, eight deaths have been reported from Sunsari, four from Morang, four from Sindhuli, two from Jhapa and one each from Tehrathum and Panchthar districts.

BAGLUNG, August 8: The landslides occurred in Nishikhola rural municipality-1 and 2 have put the entire village at the risk of being displaced. The locals of Huldi have taken shelter in the houses of their kin while some have moved to the top of a hillock nearby after the landslides posed risk to the village.

TAPLEJUNG, August 8: Two households were displaced and other six were under a high risk of landslides at Phaktyanglung Rural Municipality-3 in the district.

RASUWA, August 5: More than 100 houses in Rasuwa are at risk from flooding and landslides due to incessant rainfall since Friday night.

BAGLUNG, August 4: Two persons were killed in a landslide at Bahungaun of Nisikhola Rural Municipality-2 early this morning. The deceased are 63-year-old Nandakali Chhantyal and 22-year old Bindu Chhantyal, police said.

CHITWAN, August 3: Over 125 vehicles have left stranded along the Narayangadh-Mugling road section, following landslips at over 10 places. According to District Traffic Police Office, Chitwan, efforts are on to open the road blocked by landslides, one-way.

LAMJUNG, August 2: A village settlement in upper region of Lamjung district is in high risk of being buried by landslides following the incessant monsoon rains.

CHITWAN, July 20: The tourism sector of Chitwan had been showing signs of recovery during the last fiscal year -- that ended last week -- from a slump resulting from the earthquake and border blockade of 2015 and subsequent energy crisis.

BAGLUNG, July 13: Locals of Baglung bazaar at the district headquarters are facing severe drinking water shortage for the past few days as monsoon-induced landslides destroyed water supply lines, depriving access to water to as many as 60,000 locals.

BAJHANG, July 11: The Jayprithvi Highway section from Jyapu of Baitadi to Maluwa at Jayprithivi Municipality of Bajhang has been obstructed due to incessant rainfall.

Landslides threaten lives of Bamka

July 10, 2017 17:27 pm

BAJURA, July 10: Monsoon-triggered landslides that started since Sunday night have threatened the lives of Bamka Bazaar in the district.

CHITWAN, July 4: One after another massive landslides along Narayanghat-Mugling road have not just obstructed vehicular movement but has also posed serious threat to the movement by locals and others.

POKHARA / PARBAT, July 2: Landslides triggered by heavy rains on Saturday night have claimed five lives –  three in Parbat district and two in Kaski district. The three deceased in Parbat were from the same family. One person has gone missing in Kaski.

CHITWAN, June 27: Government negligence and the failure to adopt safety measures coupled with the delay in its upgradation have made the Narayanghat-Mugling road section, considered to be the country's lifeline, 'the highway of death'.

CHITWAN, June 25: With the onset of the monsoon rains, as many as 29 places along the under-construction Narayanghat-Mugling road section have been flagged as potentially risky due to possible landslides. The Narayanghat-Mugling Road Section Project Office, construction officials and security personnel expect the situation to be more critical in the coming days as landslides have already started occurring almost on a daily basis along the road section.

CHITWAN, June 19: With the beginning of monsoon season, landslides have been noticed along the Narayangadh - Mugling road section. On Sunday, vehicular movement along the road got disrupted for nine hours because of landslides at Kalikhola. The road along the section has been under construction since months. The traffic had resumed at 12 noon.