Kathmandu: The monsoon-induced disaster occurring in various parts of the country has left 41 people dead and 50 districts of the country affected. According to the Home Ministry, as many as 41 people have so far died and 31 disappeared in the monsoon-induced disaster, including floods and landslides. Home Ministry’s Disaster and Conflict Management Division Chief, Joint-Secretary Mahadev Pantha informed that at least 55 people were injured in the incidents of natural calamities in the districts. According to him, loss of lives has been reported in 20 out of 50 disaster-hit districts.
Likewise, people from six districts, including Sankhuwasabha, Taplejung, Panchthar, Dolakha, Makawanpur and Mahottari, went missing, Panthi informed. As per the data of the Ministry, 55 people from 28 districts have sustained injuries. In the incidents, a total of 130 houses were completely damaged while 193 houses were partially damaged. A huge loss of lives and properties was reported in the eastern districts of Nepal, including Panchthar, Sankhuwasabha and Taplejung. The incidents of intermittent downpours have triggered floods and landslides in different districts of the country.