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Despite rains, water crisis remains in Valley Print E-mail
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Sunday, 26 June 2016
By: PRAMOD KUMAR TANDAN
RainfallKathmandu: Although the Kathmandu Valley has been receiving rainfall almost daily for the past month, water crisis in the Valley remains the same as in dry season.
Naresh Maharjan, a local of Ghattekulo, said water supply from Kathmandu Upatyaka Khanepani Limited was constant irrespective of the weather. “Through most of the year, our family barely receives water once every two weeks,” he said, “Whether there be a wet or a dry season, our family has to face water crisis.” The family has been using bottled water for drinking and water from a tube well for other purposes.
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Saptari floods: Dozens of families displaced, hundreds of houses inundated Print E-mail
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Sunday, 26 June 2016
By: ABADESH KUMAR JHA
FloodRAJBIRAJ: Dozens of families have been displaced as hundreds of houses have been inundated after incessant rains triggered floods in different rivers of the Saptari district on Friday.
The flooding has badly affected the daily life of the residents in the region as they have been forced to leave their home, locals said.
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Whither forecast Print E-mail
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Sunday, 26 June 2016

By: - Navin Singh Khadka

Picture-navin-khadka• While issuing early warning against floods remains a challenge, forecasting thunderstorms has emerged as another one

Just when Nepalis in the eastern part of the country were getting worried about their marooned land because of torrential rainfall earlier this week, news from across the border was much painful. Nearly 80 people had died from lightning strikes in the Indian states of Bihar, Madhya Pradesh and Jharkand.

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Govt fails to relocate squatters in Valley Print E-mail
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Sunday, 26 June 2016

By: PRAMOD KUMAR TANDAN

squatterKathmandu: Although large swathes of land along the river banks in the Kathmandu Valley have been encroached upon by squatters for the last 43 years, the government has yet to manage them permanently.

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Eastern districts grapple with floods, 3 more deaths reported Print E-mail
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Sunday, 26 June 2016


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FloodBIRATNAGAR: 2016- Three flood related deaths were reported from Morang and Tehrathum districts on Wednesday. With this, flood toll has climbed to five as several districts in the eastern region grapple with monsoon floods.

Morang police said a 47-year-old woman from Tadi village died after being swept away by a rain-swollen stream. A man from Madhumalla village also drowned while trying to get across the flooded Bakraha Nansari river. His body was recovered nearly 700 metres downstream.

 

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