More than 100 people have lost their lives and 45 went missing due to the mason-induced landslides and floods in Nepal from July 9 to 13.
According to the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Authority (NDRRMA), 83 people were injured in natural disasters.
Moreover, 7,000 people from 1,440 families have been displaced in the last five days due to monsoon-triggered disasters.
However, the chaos caused by natural disasters so far seems to be just a trailer of the upcoming severe monsoon mayhem.
According to the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology, the monsoon waves had brought moderate to heavy rainfall across the country from July 9 to 13, and the weather is almost normal until July 18.
The Department has forecasted torrential rainfall in various parts of the country from July 19, 2020.
It has urged people across the country to stay on high alert as there is a high risk of disasters like floods, landslides and soil erosion.
Likewise, it has warned that the water level in the rivers in Province 1, Province 2, Bagmati State, Gandaki State could rise alarmingly, leading to flooding and inundation.
According to the weather forecast, areas including Kanaki, Tamor, Sunkoshi, Saptakoshi, Kamala, Bagmati, Budhi Gandaki, Seti, Marsyangdi, and Kaligandaki would be swollen due to the heavy rainfall during this period.
Moreover, there is a possibility of a flash flood in the streams in Mid-Hill, Chure and Terai areas.
Owing to the severe threat of the monsoon mayhem, the NDRRMA has enabled early warning systems and has been publishing bulletin about floods and weather daily. Moreover, it has been alerting the concerned communities through social networking sites and SMS.
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