DoHM issues flood alert for Tarai

KATHMANDU: The Department of Hydrology and Meteorology has warned that the water level in all major rivers is on the rise.

“Many parts of the central hills and Tarai region are likely to receive moderate to heavy rainfall on Sunday.

Water level in the rivers and rivulets, including Kamala, Khado, Gagan, Ratu, Bagmati, eastern Rapti, Riukhola, Badganga, western Rapti, Babai, Mohana and Machheli are predicted to rise above the danger mark,” said a flood bulletin issued by the DoHM.

It has also appealed to all to maintain high alert in the floodplains of the Tarai, Chure and central hills till Monday as the rivers passing through the Chure and Tarai are likely to flow above the danger mark from Sunday afternoon.