KATHMANDU — An aftershock of the April 25, 2015 Gorkha Earthquake was felt again today in Dhading district.
The National Seismological Centre stated that the 4.1 magnitude aftershock was recorded at 7.21 am today and its epicentre was around Jharlang of Dhading.
Before this, an aftershock measuring 5 on the Richter scale and its epicentre around Sunaulo Bazaar of Dhading was recorded on June 28.
According to Lok Bijaya Adhikari, chief of the National Seismological Centre, 500 aftershocks of the Gorkha Earthquake measuring 4 or above on the Richter scale have been recorded so far since April 25, 2015.Follow @gorkhapost
Narayangadh-Muglin road obstructed
CHITWAN — The Narayangadh-Muglin road section has been obstructed following a landslide in Ichchhakamana Rural Municipality-6 of Chitwan district, on early Thursday morning.
The road section has been obstructed following a landslide at Tope Khola on the Narayangadh-Mugling section of the highway, the District Police Office Chitwan said.
According to police it will take five to eight hours to remove the landslide debris. Landslides are frequent on this section of the highway whenever it rains as the hill slopes on the road side have been scraped in course of the road widening works.Follow @gorkhapost