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Parasi paddy crop hit

PARASI: Incessant rainfall for the last four days has flooded paddy crop in eight VDCs of Nawalparasi. Thousands of bighas of paddy fields are flooded in Rampur Khadauna, Somani, Sanai, Narsahi, Paklihawa, Bhujahawa, Rampurawa and Rupauliya VDCs. Floods in Narayani, Dhanewa and Khajura rivers inundated the fields, said secretary of Rampur Khadauna VDC Rajkumar Das Patanwar on Wednesday. Patwanwar said entire Rampur Khadauna VDC faces the threat of being swept away if no precautionary measure is taken on time. Floods have also inundated 30 houses in Somani VDC. — RSS