Two dead, 18 persons missing in Bahrabise flooding
The heavy rain and flooding occurred since last night has claimed two lives at Jambu in Bahrabise Municipality in Sindhupalchowk district. Officials said that and 18 individuals are missing in the landslides.
According to Mayor Nimphunjo Sherpa of Bahrabise Municipality, flooding in Khagdal and Aadhikhola rivers swept away bridges and roads, causing difficulties for human mobility.
The security personnel are struggling to reach the affected sites as the roads are collapsed due to the flooding and landslides at different points, officials said. Likewise, the swollen Bhotekoshi river has damaged different places along the Bahrabise-Tatopani road section of Araniko Highway. The incessant rainfall has caused a huge damage in different areas in Tatopani in the district.
It is reported that the flood swept away 15 houses. Superintendent of Police of Sindhupalchowk Prajjwal Maharjan said that the security teams are reaching the site. Details are awaited. —