Nepal Floods: Death Toll Reaches 65, 30 Still Missing

Kathmandu: The death toll in Nepal floods rose to 65 on Monday, with as many as 30 people still missing, Police said.

Heavy rainfall since Thursday has affected 28 districts across the Himalayan Nation. 38 people have sustained injuries in flood-related accidents, reported ANI.

Incessant rainfall since the last three days has affected as many as 33,000 people in the Southern Plains, as per the figures of the Home Ministry.

A total of 1146 people across 22 flood-hit districts have been rescued from the disaster with the help of Nepal Police and Army Personnel.

Monsoon in Nepal, which has been on a roll since Friday, showed signs of normalcy in hilly regions on Sunday as the monsoon trench is presently based in the Terai territory and will be moving back towards south on Monday, mentioned a report by ANI.

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Provinces 1, 2 and 3 are worst hit amongst the rest. Lalitpur, Bhojpur, and Rautahat have the highest number of death toll reported.

The provincial government has decided to provide flood and landslide relief to the victims. They will also provide medical treatment to the 38 people who have been injured, reported The Himalayan Times.

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