Unseasonal rains wreak havoc across country
KATHMANDU, OCTOBER 21
As many as 88 people have lost their lives in the recent incidents of floods, landslides and inundation that occurred in different parts of the country following unseasonal rains, the Home Ministry data reveals.
According to the Ministry's Disaster Management Division, a total of 30 people have so far gone missing in the incidents.
Most of those that perished were killed in landslides. Today alone, 11 people have been confirmed to have died following the conditions invited by bad weather.
As many as 63 people died on Wednesday while 14 were reported killed on Tuesday.
Panchthar district saw the highest number of deaths (27) in the recent disasters.
Ilam and Doti witnessed deaths of 13 people each.
Likewise, human loss was also reported in other 15 districts, including Kalikot, Baitadi, Dadeldhura, Bajhang, Humla, Solukhumbu, Pyuthan, Dhankuta, Morang, Sunsari and Udayapur, shared Division Chief Humkala Pandey.
The recent disaster has affected 20 districts in all wherein Bajhang saw the highest number of missing (21) in the recent incidents of floods and landslides.
Similarly, four people have gone missing in Panchthar.
The disasters have also caused widespread damage to property as well as ready-to-harvest crops.
Much to everyone's respite, the weather condition is seen to be gradually improving from today.