August 21, Kathmandu. Due to final night time’s rain, Kathmandu is flooded. Many areas together with Shankhmool Park have been submerged by the floods. River settlements have additionally been submerged.
Electricity service has additionally been disrupted in Teku and Baneshwar areas on account of floods in Bagmati and Dhobikhola districts. Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) CEO Kulman Ghising mentioned the lights had been switched off when the police requested Teku and Baneshwar substations to chop traces on account of floods.
According to the Flood Forecasting Centre, the Bagmati and its tributaries within the Kathmandu Valley have been receiving rain for the previous six hours and extra rains are seemingly. The Center has mentioned, “The water degree within the small rivers flowing by way of the valley will rise. Water from some small rivers and canals might come to the roadside. Be cautious whereas touring on the aspect of the highway.
Presently, the nation is underneath the affect of a Low Pressure Area over North West Bay of Bengal. The Meteorological Department of the Water and Meteorological Department has urged to be protected as there may be average rain and thundershowers at many locations of Lumbini, Bagmati, Gandaki and State-2.