Flood risks high till Sunday, citizens urged to adopt precautions « Khabarhub
Saturday, July 13th, 2024

Flood risks high till Sunday, citizens urged to adopt precautions

06 July 2024  

Time taken to read : 2 Minute

  • A
  • A
  • A

KATHMANDU: The Flood Forecasting Division under the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology has urged the general public to adopt high security alert stating that there would be risk of floods in different parts of the country up to coming Sunday.

As there is a possibility of heavy rainfall till Sunday, the water level in the rivers may increase causing a risk of flooding.

According to flood expert and hydrologist Engineer Bijay Dhukuchu, the flow of small rivers flowing through Udayapur, Sindhuli, Makawanpur, Chitwan, Sindhupalchowk, Ramechhap, Achham, Doti, Kailali and adjoining districts is also likely to increase today.

“Tomorrow, most of the small rivers across the country are likely to see an increase in their flow and some small rivers flowing through Gandaki, Lumbini, Karnali and SudurPaschim provinces may face flash floods,” he said.

According to the Division, the weather will be generally to fully cloudy throughout the country today.

Light to moderate rain with thunder and lightning is likely to occur at many places of the province.

Heavy rainfall is likely to occur at a few places of Koshi, Madhes, Gandaki, Lumbini and Sudurpaschim provinces and at one or two places of the rest of the provinces.

“It is urged to take necessary precautions to avoid the possible risks of disasters such as landslides, floods, and soil erosion in the areas prone to heavy rainfall and to partially affect daily life, agriculture, health, tourism, mountaineering, road and air transport in those areas”, the department said in a statement.

Publish Date : 06 July 2024 06:23 AM

UNCTAD report calls for environmentally sustainable digitalization

KATHMANDU: Digitalization is rapidly advancing, driving commerce and innovation across

New alliance of UML and NC demand resignation of Sudurpaschim CM Sodari

KATHMANDU: The CPN-UML, Nepali Congress (NC), and Nagarik Unmukti Party

Copa América 2024 Final: When, Where it is, Who plays, and all the details of the final

It’s almost time to meet the champion of CONMEBOL Copa América

RSP has changed course, will be a strong opposition: DP Aryal

KATHMANDU: The Rastriya Swatantra Party (RSP) has asserted that it

Woman dies of snakebite

SIRAHA: A woman has died after being bitten by a