At least 47 people die in #landslides and #flooding after #monsoon #rains in #Nepal
Floodwaters flowing through a residential area of Nepal’s capital Kathmandu
At least 47 people have been killed by flash floods and landslides caused by monsoon rains in Nepal, the country’s home ministry has said.
Another 29 are missing after being either swept away by swollen rivers or buried by mudslides since the delayed annual downpours began hitting the region on Friday, the national emergency operation centre said.
Twenty-eight people have been treated for injuries and more than 1,100 others rescued from flooded areas while more than 10,000 people are believed to have been displaced.
Twenty-eight people have been treated for injuries and more than 1,100 rescued in Nepal
Continuing bad weather has grounded helicopter rescue flights.
Thousands of police and soldiers have been clearing roads and other workers repairing power and phone lines.
On Saturday, officials in India reported at least a dozen people had been killed and more than a million affected across the Himalayan border.
Men carry a fridge away from rising floodwaters
Courtesy of Sky News