Three dead in Bhaktapur flood

Three people who were staying in a temporary shelter at Changunarayan municipality, Bagishwori-07 have died due to flood however, there names are yet to be ascertained.

Bhaktapur and Madhyapur areas have become waterlogged due to the flooding caused by the swollen Hanumante khola rivulet following torrential rain last night.

Settlements including the temporary camp sheltering the earthquake victims at local Jagati and Barahisthan have been inundated. Similarly, settlements at Radhe Radhe and the Kamerotar land pooling project in Madhyapur Thimi have also become waterlogged. Local residents have not been able to come out of their houses as hundreds of houses have been inundated since midnight on Wednesday.

Likewise, areas on both sides of the Araniko highway from Chardobato to the way leading to Balkot are waterlogged in Madhyapur Thimi. The low-lying areas in Gaththaghar are also facing inundation. The Madhyapur hospital and surrounding areas have also been inundated.

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