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14 Jun 2020 | 04:56 PM UTC

Nepal: Landslides and flooding reported in Parbat district (Gandaki Pradesh province) June 13-14

Nepal News Alert

Series of landslides and flooding kill at least nine in Parbat district (Gandaki Pradesh province) on June 13-14; further flooding and landslides are expected in the near term

TIMEFRAME expected from 6/14/2020, 12:00 AM until 6/21/2020, 11:59 PM (Asia/Kathmandu). COUNTRY/REGION Gandaki Pradesh province

Event

Landslides and flooding have impacted Gandaki Pradesh province on Saturday, June 13, and Sunday, June 14, with reports of roads, bridges, and houses being damaged. Notably, nine people were killed in Kushma Municipality-3 in Prabat district when a landslide triggered by heavy rains swept away at least three houses.

Additional landslides and flooding are likely in the coming days.

Context

Flooding and landslides are common in Nepal during the monsoon season, which typically spans from June until August.

Advice

Individuals in the affected areas are advised to monitor local weather reports, anticipate transportation disruptions, avoid areas directly affected by flooding, confirm road conditions before setting out, and adhere to instructions issued by local authorities. Avoid walking or driving through floodwaters; 15 cm (6 in) of running water is enough to knock over an adult.

 

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