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Besisahar-Chame road reopens after 17 days

Kathmandu, September 15 The only road that connects Manang district to the rest of the country has reopened after 17 days of obstruction. The Besisahar-Chame road was obstructed since the last week of August due to a landslide at Myardibhir, Naso rural municipality-1 of Manang. The landslide had damaged a 120-metre section of the road. […]

Rolpa landslide kills six

Kathmandu, September 13 Six persons of one family died after a landslide buried their house in Thabang village of Rolpa district in Province 5 on Thursday night. The District Police Office says Shree Kumari Budha (28), her four-year-old son Asal, her brother-in-law Jaya (38), Jaya’s wife Jyoti (36), Jaya and Jyoti’s children Devaki (9) and […]

Beni-Jomsom road closed for past four days

Galeshwar, September 11 Vehicular movement along the Beni-Jomsom road has come to a standstill as it has not been repaired. Traffic along the road was halted since Sunday after a section of the road was swept away by a landslide at Ghoptebhir that borders Myagdi and Mustang districts. Moreover, erosion by the Kaligandaki river has […]

Jajarkot landslide kills three

Jajarkot, September 1 Three persons died when a landslide buried their house in Timile, Bheri municipality of Jajarkot district in Karnali province in the wee hours of Sunday. The victims have been identified as Parvati Wali (32) and her two daughters Motikala (9) and Dhansara (3), informs the chief district officer, Lalit Kumar Basnet. DSP […]

Landslide blocks Karnali Highway

Khalanga, July 28 Transportation on the Karnali Highway has been disrupted by a landslide near Kalekhola in Kalikot district. Kalikot Chief District Officer Chandra Bahadur Karki says the landslide damaged the road severely. The landslide debris has also deposited on a stretch of 40 metres. Prior to this, small landslides were cleared quickly, but this […]

Gulmi landslides: Death toll rises to 10

Gulmi, July 23 The death toll in two landslides in Satyawati rural municipality of Gulmi district in western Nepal has reached 10, confirms Chief District Officer Yadu Nath Paudel. Eight people died in Limgha of ward 4 and two in Thulo Lumpek of ward 3. Six bodies have been taken out of the debris whereas […]