Radio Nepal: July 12: Latest police report has put death toll due to rain induced disaster to 17. The police report has also said that six people have gone missing in the various rain induced disasters. Floods and landslides followed by the incessant rainfall for a couple of days in the various parts of the county has pushed the lvies out of gear.
As per the report, three people have been killed in Kathmandu due to water induced disaster. Likewise, three people got killed in Khotang, two in Bhojpur, two in Kavre, one in Sindhuli, one in Ramechhap, one in Makwanpur and one in Lalitpur. However, the Home secretary talking to Radio Nepal has stated that the casualties have reached 15 and nine have gone missing.
Today three people of the same family were killed at Mulpani of Kathmandu when a wall near a health post at Babachok collapsed. As per the police, 35 year old Sharmila Yadav, 30 years old Nitu Yadav and ten years old son of Sharmila Yadav who were from Devtal -5 in Bara and temporarily residing at Kageshowri Manhara were killed in the incident.
The bodies of there people who had gone missing in Khotehang of Khotang have also been recovered. The police said 29 year old Rekha Rai and her sons 4 years old Raman and seven months’ Rojan were swept away in a landslide that hit their house this morning.
In the incident, husband of Rekha, 31 years old Vishu Rai has been seriously injured. Similarly, two people were killed and other two have been seriously injured when a house collapsed in Banepa Chunatal of Kavre.
The police said that 60 years old Goma Dangal and her grand child Subahi Dangal were killed when their house caved in. In the same incident, 30 years old Shushila Dangal and her 3 month’s daughter Anuska have been injured.
Likewise, two people have been killed in Bhojpur as they were buried in landslide. 66 years old Jagat Bahadur Rai of Bashikhora in Ram Prasad Rai rural municipality in Bhojpur died when the wall of his won house caved in while he was sleeping. 14 years old Janak BK of TemkeMaiyung rural municipality in Bhojpur died when the toilet collapsed due landslide.
70 years old Hanif Baitha of Mahotatri Balawa municipality has gone missing as he got swept away by the flooded Rato Khola. 35 years old Hem Kumari Sunuwar of Jhulke in Fikkal of Sindhuli also died in a landslide.
Similarly in Ramechhap municipality of Ramechhap, 71 years old Padam Kumari Sunuwar got killed as the shed collaped and her daughter in law Asali Sunuwar has been seriously injured. 14 year old Santa Maya Ghalan of Thaha Municipality of Makawanpur also died as she was swerpt away by the local Damki Khola. She was returning from Jana Kalyan secondary school where she studied.
In Bagmait rural municipality of Lalitpur, 11 years old Saroj Jimba died when his house got swept by a landslide. Meanwhile, Tara Maya Pakhrin of Kailash rural municipality has gone missing after a landslide and debris in the Kalikhola swept her away.
The country major highways including the BP Highway, the Tribhuvan High, prithvi Highway, Mid Hill High way, Siddhicharan Highway, Sanfe Martahi high way and Hetauda Kulekhani roads have been obstructed. With the problems on the highways people have been stranded on the road.
The rain induced disasters have also affected the lives of people in Tarai and inundation has push the lives out of gear in Bara, Parsa ahd Rautahat. Likewise, various places in Biratnagar have also been inundated. The continuous rain has cut off flights and road transport to Bhojpur as well.
Similarly, the local administration has asked people living on the bank of Rapti Rivers to stay on high alert.