Crops worth over a billion damaged by floods in Jhapa

Posted on: August 17, 2017 | views: 138

The recent floods in various parts of Jhapa district have caused damages to various crops amounting to over Rs 1 billion, according to the District Agriculture Development Office (DADO), Jhapa.

The DADO, Jhapa estimates that the flood could destroy crops planted across 7,266 hectare of the total land in the district that is considered as a 'food basket' in the country.