Printed on Wed Sep 28 2022 7:54:56 PM

Floods kill 10 in Bhutan

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Floods Bhutan
Nepal and Bhutan are devastated by the catastrophic floods. Floods kill 10 in Bhutan Besides, seven people are missing in Sindhupalchak district of Nepal.

Several villages along the Tibetan border have been newly flooded as the Melamchi River rises. Roads and houses have been submerged. Many have left their homes and taken refuge in high places.

Meanwhile, the administration rescued the stranded residents by helicopter. The water of Narayani river has also crossed the danger line. Alert has been issued in the surrounding area.

Nepal's interior ministry said flood damage was being calculated. Heavy rains for three days in a row have created flood situation in Bhutan as well.

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