As a result of the post-monsoon disasters induced by torrential rains, which have claimed the lives of 117 people so far, a total of 26 districts have been severely damaged or destroyed. Floods, landslides, and inundations were created in 26 districts by the post-monsoon rainfall brought on by the combined action of the wind from the Bay of Bengal and the westerly wind.
Province 1 was the most severely affected by the calamity. In terms of casualties, it had the highest number, with Sudurpachim Province coming in second.
Sudurpaschim Province suffered a significant loss of lives and property during the course of the first two days, which occurred last Sunday and Monday. The focus of the disaster thereafter switched to Province 1. Other provinces, on the other hand, were less adversely affected.
According to the information released today by the Home Ministry, 117 individuals died as a result of the post-monsoon calamity.
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Humkala Pande, the Chief of the Disaster Management Division of the Ministry of Home Affairs, provided this information. Five bodies of the missing have been uncovered in the previous 24 hours, while another 32 people are still unaccounted for.
Males account for 56 of the dead, females for 35, and children account for 25.
In a similar vein, there are 13 missing men, seven missing women, and 12 missing children. Furthermore, 44 people were injured in floods and landslides, with some of them returning home after receiving treatment, according to Pande.
Ngamindra Dahal, a climate change expert, stated that such intense rainfall following the monsoon season could be linked to climate change.
The damage was also registered in eight national highways, according to the government’s records.
Six highways that were destroyed by the accident have not yet been restored to full function. It has been estima
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