At Least 33 People Have Been Killed as a of the Floods and Landslides in Nepal

Floods and Landslides in Nepal
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According to the authorities, the worst of the monsoon rains affected the province of Karnali in the northwest, where thousands of villagers were forced to abandon their homes.

The avalanches and water have caused significant damage to hundreds of different residences.

At this time, at least 22 individuals are still missing over the whole of the province, and dozens more have been injured.

Rescue workers have reported that getting to the hilly location has been challenging due to the persistent rainfall.

We have sent policemen to the scene to help with the situation. According to the Annapurna Post, one police spokesperson said that preparations had been made to launch an air rescue operation from Surkhet using a helicopter.

“However, sadly, as a result of the weather not getting better, we are not making as much progress as we anticipated.”

The low-lying region of Kalikot was the source of the majority of the complaints of missing individuals. In the last week, there were predictions of strong rain, which prompted the evacuation of thousands of people from their houses.

According to Nepal’s emergency officials, the water level of the Karnali river has increased to more than 12 meters (39 feet) in many parts of the province. According to reports from the local media, a number of suspension bridges that crossed the river had also been destroyed.

Helicopters have been used by authorities representing the government to provide supplies to the affected area.

The United Nations’ humanitarian organizations have reported that they are delivering food and medication to the areas of western Nepal that have been hit the worst by the earthquake.

The monsoon season in Nepal, which usually starts in June and lasts until October, is getting close to its conclusion.

According to the National Emergency Operation Centre, rain-related catastrophes have been responsible for the deaths of at least 110 individuals so far this year.

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