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Floods, landslides inflict damage in various places of Nuwakot (In pictures)

The Annapurna Express

The Annapurna Express

Floods, landslides inflict damage in various places of Nuwakot (In pictures)

Floods and landslides have caused damage in various places of Nuwakot district

Floods and landslides have caused damage in various places of Nuwakot district.

Vehicular movement has been disrupted in almost all the places after the floods washed away roads and bridges.

The floods in the eastern part of Nuwakot district swept away a bridge and also caused damage to a hydropower project.

The District Police Office, Nuwakot said that the floods inflicted damage to the dam of Satbise-based Buddhabhumi Hydropower Project.

DSP Rupak Khadka of the District Police Office, Nuwakot said that the three workers stuck in the dam were rescued.

Police said that the floods in the Tadi river caused damage in various places.

It has been learnt that the floods caused damage to the bridge connecting Satbise, Tadi 4 and Thaprek, Panchakanya-4, the bridge linking Apar, Panchakanya-2 and Bahunebesi, Tadi-5 and the bridge connecting Simaraphant, Panchakanya-1 and Suryamati, Likhu Rural Municipality-3 and Dhikure Bazaar.

The District Administration Office, Nuwakot said that initiatives are being taken to operate transport by removing the obstruction.

Chief District Officer Narayan Prasad Risal said that he has directed the concerned authorities to clear the obstruction.

Uttargaya Rural Municipality Chairman Madhav Aryal said that the landslides obstructed the Betrawati-Mailung-Rasuwagadhi road section.

He said that the pilgrims heading towards Gosaikunda to take part in the Janaipurnima fair have been stranded mid-way after the mudslide obstructed the road section.