In pictures: Monsoon rains cause havoc across Nepal

KATHMANDU: Dozens of people were killed and hundreds of families were displaced in the floods and landslides triggered by the torrential rainfall across the country since Friday.

Jhapa, Morang Sunsari, Saptari, Siraha, Sarlahi, Rautahat, Banke, Bardiya and Dang were the worst affected by flood.

Hundreds of houses have been submerged in Morang. Biratnagar airport has been closed after flood water gushed into the airport area.

Here are some photos of the havoc wreaked by the monsoon rain in various parts of the country:

Several houses inundated in Bara floods, on Saturday, August 12, 2017. Photo: Pushpa Raj Khatiwada
Several houses inundated in Bara floods, on Saturday, August 12, 2017. Photo: Pushpa Raj Khatiwada