August 24, Pokhara. The Parbat-Baglung part of the Mid-Hill Highway, which was utterly closed after the landslide on September 3, has turn into one-way operation from Thursday. According to the District Administration Office Parbat, the one-way highway was opened from 6 pm after steady upkeep work for 3 days.
“Landslides took place at some places and the entire highway was blocked. We have opened one-way even after using explosives for three days,” Parbat Chief District Officer Devi Pandey Khatri mentioned.
About 12 km of the highway was blocked for over a yr after the landslide. Pandey mentioned that it’ll take a number of extra days to function the highway in each the instructions.
Although the primary highway has been operated one-way, different department roads are nonetheless closed. He mentioned that the operation of department roads is just not attainable at current. Same is the case with different roads. Even if the landslide is eliminated, there’s a downside as a result of the water remains to be flowing,’ she mentioned.
The path to Pokhara through Parbat and Karkineta was used as an alternate route from Wednesday after the Parbat-Baglung highway was blocked. On August 31, 11 folks, together with 5 members of the identical household, have been killed in a landslide.