Cold spell claims two in Nepal’s plains

People sit around fire to keep themselves warm. (File photo/RSS)

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Kathmandu: Two people died in Dhanusha and Saptari due to the cold wave. The temperature has sharply dropped in the southern plain for the past couple of days.

The deceased have been identified as Samundri Devi Yadav, 60, of Dhanusha, Bireswornath Municipality-5 and Devnarayan Thakur, 65, of Saptari, Mahadeva Rural Municipality-4.

Yadav breathed his last while undergoing treatment at the Janakpurdham-based provincial hospital, shared District Coordination Committee chief Ramdev Yadav.

Likewise, Thakur died on the way to the hospital for treatment, informed Vice-Chairperson of the rural municipality, Mamata Yadav.

Four local-level governments of Dhanusha have announced school closure with the rise in the cold wave.