JHAPA, Aug 8: While prolonged dry spell instills fear of famine among farmers, excessive rainfall too has terrified many settlements in the district. Every monsoon, farmers have deep fear that the floods in rivers might sweep away their farms and houses. That very fear has been plaguing farmers of Jhapa district since the start of this monsoon.
RAJBIRAJ, June 10: The swollen Khandokhola rivulet following incessant rain for three days has increased the risk of inundation at more than a dozen villages in the southern and northern parts of Saptari district.
JAMBU, July 7: A sudden flood in Bhotekoshi River on Tuesday night swept away at least 21 houses of Tatopani area in Sindhupalchowk district along Nepal-China border, leaving hundreds of people in the lurch. However, no human casualties were recorded as of Wednesday evening.