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Monsoon engulfs 3,180 houses, 900 damaged


Nepalnews
2021 Aug 29, 7:51, Kathmandu
Bishnumati's river level increased during the monsoon on August 27, 2021. Photo: Prasan Gurung/Nepalnews

A total of 3,180 houses have been inundated due to floods during the current monsoon season. According to the Nepal Police headquarters, 153 cowsheds, 60 bridges, eight schools and 14 government offices including 900 houses have been damaged due to landslides. A total of 1,087 animals have perished in mid-June.

During the period, 5,924 people from 1,209 households were displaced due to 1,130 incidents of disaster, said Nepal Police Spokesperson Senior Superintendent of Police(SSP) Basant Kunwar.

Meanwhile, as many as 91 people have died in floods and landslides in different parts of the country due to incessant rains since the onset of the monsoon, according to police. The deceased include 46 men, 23 women, 10 boys, and 12 girls.

Floods and inundation have injured 116 people during the period. Forty-four people have gone missing in the floods. The search for the missing continues. According to SSP Kunwar, 1,275 people affected by the disaster have been rescued from various places in the country.

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