Floods in the Bagmati, Lal Bakaiya, Bhakuwa, Chandi, Aruwa, among other rivers, induced by incessant rainfall have left many villages in central and southern parts of Rautahat inundated.

Incessant rainfall in the Chure and upper lands have caused floods in various rivers and submerged many villages in central and southern parts of the district.

The flood has inundated Banjaraha village in Ishnath Municipality.

More than 30 families have been displaced due to the flood, according to District Administration Office. Floods have disrupted road networks in a dozen villages, including Banjaraha, Badaharwa, Bairiya, and Fatuwa.

Similarly, twenty families have been displaced from the Dalit settlement of Badarha village in Durga Bhagawati Rural Municipality.

They are living in makeshift tents on the western embankment of the Bagmati River.

Floodwater from Bakaiya and Jhanjh rivers gushed into houses located at Chhatauna of Durga Bhagawati Rural Municipality.

The floodwater has also submerged district headquarters Gaur.

Nepal Police, Nepali Army and APF personnel are working on the Spur No1 at the Bagmati River after the flooded Bagmati damaged the spur three days ago, said CDO Indra Dev Yadav.

A version of this article appears in the print on July 4 2021, of The Himalayan Times.