Over 100 families displaced as multiple landslides batter Bajura

BAJURA: Dozens of human settlements in Bajura district are under high threat of massive landslips as torrential rain continues to batter the region displacing hundreds of families, officials say.

Moreover, many fearful locals have abandoned their houses and are seeking safe shelters. According to officials, over 100 families have been displaced till date as landslips wreak havoc across the region.

As the area witnesses landslides, police have also reported death of a 45-year-old woman from Budhiganga Municipality. Kala Pari of Malla Kudi in the municipality lost her life after her house collapsed following heavy rains on Friday night.

Moreover, dozens of human settlements in the region are reeling under uncomfortably high risk of landslips, informed officials.

According to Triveni Municipality Chief, Ram Rawal, 300 households in the Paima Village face threat of destruction after multiple landslips occurred downhill. Likewise, landslides at Budiganga-1, Amkot have put 80 families in risk, informed local Nabin Thapa.

Moreover, the major roadway Sanfe-Martadi road section has been completely obstructed by multiple landslides along the route.

Torrential rain which is continually battering the region since the past week triggered landslides which have completely blocked the roadway halting vehicular and human movement, locals said.

According to Health Coordinator Chiranjivi Shah at Triveni Municipality, frequently occurring landslips have engulfed the road section obstructing movement to and from the district headquarters.