Flood in Melamchi River triggered by incessant rainfall has swept away three more houses Tuesday night.

Local Bhimsen Thapa said that the swollen river swept away three houses belonging to Krishna Bahadur, Bhoj Bahadur and Dipesh Thapa of Melamchi-6.

Other houses in the area are also at a risk of being Des.

Information Officer at the District Police Office, Sindhupalchowk, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Dakshya Kumar Basnet shared that the three houses were at the risk due to previous floods; people and goods had already been shifted to other places.

The flood events after July 31 have swept away at least 111 houses and huts so far. Five people were killed and 20 went missing in several floods that occurred in the district starting June 15.