Heavy rainfall disrupts roads in Sindhupalchok

CHAUTARA: Landslides triggered by heavy rainfall disrupted roads at various places in Sindhupalchok district. Efforts are underway to resume the disrupted roads.

The landslide debris blocking the Barabise-Tatopani road section along the Arniko Highway has been cleared off. Similarly, one-way traffic in another disrupted road at Jure in Ramche has been brought into operation,  Bishwa Adhikari, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) at the District Police Office, Sindhupalchokk informed.

The Chautara-Bandeu road section has been obstructed due to the fallen trees, temporarily halting the vehicular movements. Similarly, effort to open the Balefi-Jalbire road section was also underway, he informed.

DSP Adhikari shared that the bailey bridge constructed by the Nepal Army last year above the Sunkoshi River has subsided a meter due to the swollen river.

Locals residing near the Sunkoshi River have already been shifted to a safer place.