Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Recent Seti Flash Flood May 2012 II

Flash flood believed to be due to outburst of a landslide-dammed lake occurred in the tributary of the Seti River originating from the east of Mount Machhapuchhre caused loss of at 31 human lives so far and still missing more than 40-50, and caused great loss of property including homes, businesses, crops, and livestock.
Police and army team wading through mud and debris in search of victim's body at Kharapani, Sardikhola ward 9. So far, 31 bodies have been recovered and 40 to 50 missing.

Sunday, May 13, 2012

Recent Seti Flash Flood May 2012

Jogging back to old memories of Kharapani two years back and visiting the same spot after the flash flood on 5 May is a shocking experience. Last week I along with a team of journalists led by Nepal Forum of Environmental Journalists (NEFEJ) were there to witness the magnitude of flash flood and make some finding of such such natural disaster in the Himalaya country. Here's few pictures from the trip.

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