Heavy rain and landslides have killed a minimum of 12 individuals in Nepal and 19 others are lacking. Three youngsters are amongst those who died in landslides. The Himalayan nation has been witnessing very heavy rainfall since Thursday.
According to tales, a number of the landslides occurred in Sarangkot and Hemjan areas of Pokhara in Nepal.
Pokhara, about 200 kilometers west of Kathmandu, is a popular vacationer trip spot and serves as a base for trekkers throughout the Himalayas.
Among the 12, 5 had been killed after a house was buried in landslide in Sarangkot on Friday, the police said.
Three members of a family had been killed in Lamjung district and two others misplaced their lives in Rukum.
Several people are missing after two properties had been buried in a landslide in Jajorkot district. Landslides have moreover blocked roads in western part of the nation.
Many properties are reportedly swept away in floods as waters surged throughout the native streams after incessant rain. Blocked roads and mudslides are hampering rescue operations, tales said.
Narayani and completely different important rivers in Nepal have swollen because of regular downpour throughout the remaining 48 hours.
The nation’s local weather office has forecast further monsoon rain for another three days.