Two dead, one missing and 900 households displaced due to flood in Jhapa

Posted on: July 25, 2016 | views: 345

Continuous rainfall has badly affected life elsewhere in the country.

Two people have died and some 900 households have been displaced due to the flood in Mechi, Ninda, Biring, Kankai and Ratuwa among other rivers in Jhapa district.

The deceased have been identified as Kali Bahadur Limbu, 64, of Goldhap-8 and Tekendra Khadka, 36, of Gauradaha in the district.

An 18-year-old Babulal Mardi, an Indian national permanently residing in Kumarkhod-4 of the district, have been missing and  are believed to have swept by the flood, according to Nepal Red Cross Society, Jhapa.

The continuous rain resulting in the swollen rivers have displaced 900 households across many areas adjacent to rivers in the district.

The record keeping of the damages is underway, shared Nepal Red Cross Society Jhapa President Lokraj Dhakal.


Three people are seriously hurt and the fourth one is in critical condition after a landslide buried them in Sindhuli today.

Two of the injured have been sent to Kathmandu for treatment after they could not be treated at the District Hospital.

Preparations were being made to take Binda Kumari, who is in a critical condition, to Kathmandu on a Nepal Army helicopter.

The torrential rain and subsequent floods have displaced around six hundred families in Morang district and more than two dozen in Udaypur. On is reported dead in Udaypur district.