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Helambu Highway disrupted again

2021 Sep 06, 10:49, Kathmandu
This image shows vehicular movement along Jayaprithvi Highway in Purchaudi Municipality-6 of Baitadi district, on Wednesday, June 16, 2021. The highway that connects Baitadi's Khodpe with Bajhang's Chainpur was onstructed for two days after landslide occurred at Dolpamod. Photo: RSS

Incessant rain-triggered landslides in different parts of Melamchi municipality 12 and 13 which also disrupted the Helambu Highway.

Road traffic of the Melamchi-Jirokilo road section has been obstructed after continuous landslides in Melamchi-12 Bahunepati and Fatakshila since last night.

Police Inspector of Area Police Office, Melamchi, Tikaram Rai shared that the electricity service has also been disrupted in several places, including Melamchi Bazaar after an electric pole collapsed.

Police said that road traffic would be brought to normalcy after clearing off the debris as the rain has ended and also urged the public to use an alternative route.


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