According to the latest information from police administration from various districts, the death toll from floods and landslides produced by the post-monsoon heavy rain in the country has risen to 86 as of Wednesday evening, while 27 people are still missing in various areas of the country.
57 people died in disasters in Province 1, 29 in Sudurpaschim Province, and one person died in Bagmati and Karnali Provinces.
However, the Home Ministry’s Disaster Management Directorate reported Wednesday afternoon that the dead toll had risen to 77, with 27 people missing as a result of floods and landslides across the country.
After three days of severe rains prompted landslides and floods across Nepal, the National Disaster Risk Reduction Management Authority reported that 22 people were injured and 27 homes were entirely destroyed.
According to Sachin Pokharel of Gorkhapatra’s Biratnagar Bureau, 57 people died in Province 1 and 13 people went missing due to landslides.
27 of the 57 people killed in Province 1 came from Panchthar district, and 21 from Miklajung Rural Municipality alone. In Panchthar, 105 landslides have been documented. Similarly, 13 people were killed in Ilam, seven in Dhankuta, five in Sunsari, and one in each of Bhojpur and Morang.
In Dhankuta, four of the seven people killed were from the same family.
Similarly, our Ilam correspondent said that in the district, 13 people have been slain and seven have gone missing.
Sarita Acharya, 45, of Deumai Municipality, Iita Bahadur Rai, 14, and Bina Sherpa, 30, of Fakfokthum Rural Municipality-1, Randhata Thapa, 75, Nishana Katwal, 15, and Nischit Katwal, 12, of Fakfokthum Rural Municipality-3, and Bishal Tamang of Mai Municipality-3, have been identified as the deceased.
Nain Singh Katwal, 83, of Fakfokthum Rural Municipality-3, a woman and her son from Suryodaya Municipality-3, and four people from Mangsebung Rural Municipality-6 have also been reported missing.
According to our Doti Correspondent Dil Bahadur Singh, 14 people have died as a result of floods and landslides in the district, while six people have been injured and 450 people have been homeless.
Six people were killed in Sayal Rural Municipality, six in Jorayal Rural Municipality, and one each in Bogatan Fodshil Rural Municipality and Shikhar Rural Municipality by a landslide precipitated by excessive rain.
300 people have been relocated from Koireli in Dipayal Silgadhi Municipality-7, while 150 people have been displaced from KI Singh Rural Municipality-4.
The displaced people have been relocated to safer areas. All of the locations’ specifics have yet to be received. According to Doti, the District Police Office, there may have been a lot of damage. For the previous three days, the district’s electricity and telephone services have been completely disconnected.
Similarly, as the flooded Ratuwa River surged through settlements in Gateone of Damak Municipality-7 in Jhapa, at least seven houses were swept away and more than 17 households were relocated.
The water carried away the homes of Subash Limbu, Ram Kumar Lawati, Khadga Limbu, Dambar Bahadur Shrestha, Bishnu Maya Limbu, and Mina Limbu, according to our Jhapa correspondent. According to preliminary estimates, the water caused property damage worth Rs. 10 million.
Similarly, the floods in Kankai, Ratuwa, and Biring Rivers have inundated more than 350 homes in the district. Similarly, the flood has displaced 125 families in Sunsari district, according to Chief District Officer Indra Dev Yadav.
Likewise, 24 people have died in Panchthar district, with 16 of them coming from Miklajung Rural Municipality alone. According to Sachin Pokhrel of Biratnagar’s Gorkhapatra Bureau, about 105 landslides had occurred in Panchthar.
Six people died in Humla, four in Baitadi, two each in Bajhang, Udayapur, and Sunsari, and one each in Kalikot, Dadeldhura, Pyuthan, Solukhumbu, and Morang as a result of the tragedy. 21 people have gone missing in Bajhang, three in Ilam, two in Pyuthan, and one in Jumla.
Water level in Karnali recedes
The water level in the Karnali River began to drop on Wednesday.
Water levels in the Karnali River have begun to recede, according to the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology, as rain intensity has decreased.
As a result of the continuous rain that began Saturday night, the water level in the Karnali River has reached dangerous levels.
The water level in the Karnali River rose significantly, putting all the marketplaces around Karnali, from Jiteybazar to Kalikot, in jeopardy. The villages have breathed a sigh of relief as the river’s water level has decreased since today.