CHITWAN — Vehicular movement along Narayangadh-Muglin road section has been disrupted since early Tuesday morning after landslides occurred at various places.
The rain-triggered landslides have occurred at more than 16 places including the massive ones at Jalbire and Charkilo, obstructing the transportation since 1:30 am today, according to the Chitwan District Police Office.
The landslide also took place in Kalikhola and Jalbire of Ichhakamana rural municipality-6
No human casualties have been reported.
It would take about 8 to 10 hours to resume the traffic after removing the piles of landslide debris from the road,according to Narayangadh-Muglin Road Project, Engineer Shiva Khanal. The clearing of road would be undertaken once the rain stops, Khanal said.
Thousands of passengers are stranded as hundreds of vehicles en route to Kathmandu and Pokhara have been stopped at Ramnagar, Chitwan while the vehicles from Kathmandu and Pokhara towards Chitwan have been stopped at Muglin.
Beni-Lovely Hill trekking route construction begins
BENI- The construction of a trekking route from Myagdi district headquarters, Benibazaar, to tourism site, Lovely Hill, has begun.
The Beni Municipality, Myagdi Overseas Nepali Association and Myagdi Chamber of Commerce and Industry had signed a tripartite agreement for the construction of the trekking route.
The trekking route is expected to facilitate tourists to reach to the tourism site, Lovely Hill, located at Beni Municipality-2.
Myagdi Chamber of Commerce and Industry Vice-Chair Rajesh Shakya shared that the construction of the trekking route connecting Handebhir of Beni to Lavely Hill has begun from Sunday.
A total cost of Rs 7.8 million is estimated fort he construction of the trekking route with 1.7 metre of breadth. The construction is expected to be completed within three months.Follow @gorkhapost