Landslide disrupts Helambu Highway

Landslide road obstruction
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Helambu: Incessant rain-triggered landslides in different parts of Melamchi Municipality 12 and 13 disrupted the Helambu Highway.

Road traffic has been obstructed after continuous landslides in Melamchi-12 Bahunepati and Fatakshila of 13 Melamchi-Jirokilo road section 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 road traffic would be brought to normalcy clearing off the debris only after the rain ended and also urged the public to use an alternative route.