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Death toll in Nepal floods, landslides rises to 49

A Nepalese man looses his balance while crossing a flooded street in Birgunj Nepal Sunday Aug. 13 2017 A Nepalese man looses his balance while crossing a flooded street in Birgunj Nepal Sunday Aug. 13 2017
Irune Rengel | 13 Agosto, 2017, 18:24

The water level in many rivers has crossed the danger mark and they have changed their course, with a threat to houses and livelihood.

According to the Ministry of Home Affairs, at least 13 persons were injured in the rain-related incidents and 17 others remained missing. Local officials have opened temporary shelters for displaced people in schools or public buildings.

After several transmission lines were brought down by the floods, there was no landline telephone connectivity as well as mobile phone network in the eastern Terai region since Saturday.

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Seventeen bodies have been recovered from the accident site in the Himalayan state, said Sandeep Kadam, a senior official at the scene.

The Ministry of Civil Aviation and Tourism has been asked to operate private helicopters with priority in helping rescue operation.

Several highway bridges have collapsed and roads were blocked by landslides and floods, leaving thousands of travellers stranded, local media reported on Sunday.

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Similarly, the Home Ministry has appealed to one and all including industrialists, business entrepreneurs, civil society and social workers to help in rescue operation and relief distribution.

The rain is expected to continue in the coming days, according to the Nepal Meteorological Forecasting Division, raising fears that the rivers might wash more villages away. Biratnagar airport has been closed after flood water gushed into the airport area.

"I have already instructed authorities concerned to rescue flood victims, move them to safer locations and immediately provide relief to them", Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba said in a video recording Saturday.

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This is published unedited from the IANS feed.

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