Floods, landslides death toll hits 111; 33 still missing

Tila River in Jumla in western Nepal flooded due to incessant rainfall. (Photo: RSS)

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Kathmandu: The death toll from floods and landslides triggered by heavy rainfall in different parts of the country has reached 111 as of Saturday morning.

According to Nepal Police, 66 people died in Province 1, one in Bagmati, two in Lumbini, eight in Karnali and 34 in Sudurpaschim Province.

Likewise, 32 people have been injured including 18 in Province 1, one in Karnali and 13 in Sudurpaschim Province.

A total of 33 people went missing in the floods and landslides including nine in Province 1, one in Province 2, one in Lumbini, one in Karnali and 20 in Sudurpaschim. The search for the missing is underway, police said.

A total of 2,232 houses have been inundated. Similarly, 78 houses, 16 cowsheds, six bridges, one school and three government offices have been damaged. A total of 186 animals have died. During the period, 1,188 families have been displaced due to the disaster.