Severe floods and landslides wreak havoc across Nepal’s Gandaki Province

Severe floods and landslides wreak havoc across Nepal’s Gandaki Province

Incessant heavy rainfall battering Nepal's Gandaki Province since Tuesday, June 15, 2021, resulted in damaging floods and landslides in which at least 7 people lost their lives. At least 19 others are still missing as of Thursday, June 17. Heavy monsoon rains…

444 dead, 101 missing in monsoon-related disasters in Nepal

444 dead, 101 missing in monsoon-related disasters in Nepal

A total of 444 people died while 101 others went missing due to various monsoon-related natural disasters since April 2020 in Nepal, the Natural Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Authority (NDRRMA) said. The calamities include floods, landslides, and lightning…

More than 30 people dead or missing after floods and landslides hit Nepal

More than 30 people dead or missing after floods and landslides hit Nepal

More than 30 people are dead or missing after floods and landslides triggered by heavy downpour hit Sindhupalchok District in Nepal from September 12 to 13, 2020, according to the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Authority (NDRRMA). Around 17…

Dozens killed in Nepal’s biggest natural disaster of the year

Dozens killed in Nepal’s biggest natural disaster of the year

At least 14 people have been killed and 41 others are missing after severe flash floods and a massive landslide hit northwest Nepal's Baglung district this week. Rescuers noted that the death toll may increase as they search through remains of dozens of houses…

39 dead or missing after major landslide hits Nepal

39 dead or missing after major landslide hits Nepal

A major landslide hit the district of Sindhupalchok in Nepal early Friday morning (LT), August 14, 2020, leaving at least 39 people dead or missing. Sindhupalchok is about 130 km (81 miles) east of Kathmandu. The district is among the worst-hit areas in the massive…

Nepal records highest number of fatal landslides in 15 years

Nepal records highest number of fatal landslides in 15 years

The number of this year's fatal landslides in Nepal has exceeded the average annual total over the last 15 years, according to data gathered by The Landslide Blog's Dr. Dave Petley. Since the monsoon season began in Nepal in June, there have been more than…

Huge landslide sweeps away at least 19 houses in Lamjung, Nepal

Huge landslide sweeps away at least 19 houses in Lamjung, Nepal

At least 19 houses were swept away by a huge landslide following persistent heavy rainfall in Lamjung District in Gandaki Pradesh, Nepal, on Wednesday morning, July 22, 2020. No fatalities were reported, but six people sustained injuries, and around 62 more…