SINDHUPALCHOWK — Flood water from the Bhoteskoshi River has swept away seven more houses at Tatopani of Sindhupalchok on Monday.
Some 145 houses situated in two kilometers of range from Tatopani Bazaar to Liping are at high risk of flooding, according to Border Police Office, Kodari’s Police Inspector Khumlal Bhusal. Similarly, 13 houses at Barhabise area are facing risk from the Bhotekoshi flood waters.
Waters level in the river is increasing due to incessant rainfall in the Tatopani area.
The swollen river has caused rampant soil erosion in the affected areas. A cemented bridge linking Ramche and Barhbise VDCs is too at risk of being washed away.
Mid-Hill highway opens door of prosperity: Minister Adhikari
GALKOT- Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Rabindra Adhikari has said that the Mid-Hill highway had opened the door of prosperity.
He added that the highway was easing the transportation service of the hilly people.
Inaugurating the Badigad Festival and Nwagi Fair-2075 BS here in Baglung district on Saturday, Minister Adhikari stressed on preserving and promoting the domestic cultures to strengthen the nationality and create harmony among the people.
The festival organizer committee coordinator Tika Paija shared that the festival was organized to preserve domestic culture and promote local tourism.
The festival will run until November 25.