DHANGADI, JULY 15
Incessant rainfall has inundated many places of Godawari Municipality in Kailali.
Continuous rainfall from last night has engulfed Attariya bazaar areas of the municipality in wards 1 and 2 and the inner areas of villages.
Locals said the monsoon had inundated villages and damaged seasonal crops, vegetables, among others.
Ten houses, including four houses in Bankhet, were inundated after the water level increased at Bhalu khola.
The villagers informed police about the incident after rainwater entered the houses and swept away household goods.
A police team deployed from Malakheti Area Police Office reached the site and rescued people. They also recovered food materials, clothes, among other materials from the houses.
Locals were compelled to leave their houses after the rainwater entered the human settlement.
Similarly, rainwater has entered houses at Teghari.
Water from the Mohana River also entered Sri Lanka Freed Kamaiya Camp in Dhangadi sub-metropolis.
Mayor Nripa Bahadur Odd, Kailali Chief District Officer Khagendra Prasad Rijal, Red-Cross and security team reached the site today. Odd said the flooded Mohana River gushed into human settlements and caused massive destruction.
He said rescue work had been carried out and materials were being shifted to safer places.
A version of this article appears in the print on July 16 2021, of The Himalayan Times.