Flood Affects Normal Life, Private Schools Shut in Butwal

Butwal, June 18: Flood triggered by continuous rainfall since Sunday has caused huge damages in different places of Bhairahawa, Butwal and Palpa.

  A road stretch near Siddhababa temple on the Butwal-Palpa road section along the Siddhartha Highway got crumbled due to incessant rainfall, said the Regional Traffic Police Office, Butwal.

Likewise, the heavy rain and flood have adversely affected normal life in the human settlements nearby the banks of Tinahu and  Danab Rivers.

One person went missing in the Tinahu River yesterday while human settlements around the River side have been heavily inundated, it is learnt.

  Meanwhile, the private schools here also announced closure for four days from today realizing difficulty to operate regular school activities, said Krishna Khanal, Chairperson of Private and Boarding Schools' Organization of Nepal (PABSON), Rupandehi Chapter.

With this, at least 200 private schools will remain closed in the district.
The East-West Mahendra Highway and Siddhartha Highway are not in smooth operation because of downpour followed by flood. RSS

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