CHITWAN: Two persons died in separate incidents triggered by incessant rainfall in Chitwan district on Wednesday.

According to the District Police Office, Chitwan, Aruna Chepang (6), daughter of Hari Bahadur Chepang of Kaule VDC-7 died after a landslide buried their house in the wee hours of Thursday.

SP Sahakul Bahadur Thapa said that the tragedy occured at around 1:00 am.

Similarly, Suk Bahadur Chepang (28) of Kaule VDC-6 died after he was swept away by the swollen Taisibung rivulet on Wednesday night.

SP Thapa said Suk Bahadur was swept away while crossing the rivulet.

Chief District Officer Binod Prakash Singh said that hilly villages including Padampur, Shaktikhor and Kaule as well as Bachhauli have been affected by floods.