Sunday, 14 August 2016

Saptari floods: Dozens of families displaced

Posted by Anup Baral August 14th, 2016 :

Over 60 houses in six VDCs of Saptari district have been inundated by floods induced by the relentless rainfall in over the past few days. It has been learned that more than 50 families are on the brink of being displaced in the district due to the floods. At least 36 houses were inundated in the district headquarters Rajbiraj whereas in the Saptakoshi Municipality, 24 houses were inundated. The flood victims in Rajbiraj meanwhile obstructed the Rajbiraj-Hanumannagar road section for two hours today demanding that the concerned authority take measures to protect them. According to the locals, people had to find shelters in neighbourhood as the floodwater entered their residences.

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