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Flood triggered by heavy rainfall in Melamchi

2022 Aug 28, 9:04, sindhupalchowk
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The Melamchi-Helambu road has been blocked, due to floods triggered by heavy rainfall last night. Regular traffic has been affected after water from the nearby river entered the road near Seemkhet, according to Melamchi area police office.

Locals of Helambu Rural Municipality and Ward No. 6 and 7 of Melamchi municipality have been affected due to the road blockage.

Mayor of Melamchi Municipality, Aitman Tamang shared that the road will be opened for traffic only by observing the water level.

In the last six hours, heavy rainfall has been recorded in Dhap and the surrounding areas in Sindhupalchok. Since the rain did not stop till the morning, the Flood Forecasting Division under the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology has requested people living in coastal areas exercise caution and remain alert of the possibility of flash floods.



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