Photos: Monsoon Floods In Many Parts of Nepal

UPDATED: Sunday August 13

It is turning out to be a deadly weekend in Nepal as monsoon rains continue to flood or raise flood risks in various parts of the country. This afternoon, the government confirmed at least 57 deaths with more injured and missing since Friday.

As Onward Nepal reported on Saturday, thousands of people across the country remain affected. Those numbers have only increased by this evening.

Here are some of photos from different parts of the country.

The Godavari river between Bhaktapur and Lalitpur in Katmandu valley has flooded damaging several homes in the area.
Photo: Ramesh Giri/ Bhaktapur RSS

In the popular tourist destination of Sauraha, elephants had to be used to rescue tourists and transport them to safer areas after the Rapti and Budhi Rapti rivers flooded.
Photo: Narayan Adhikari/Chitwan RSS

Police assisting people cross a river in Kohalpur after floods washed away the bridge there this weekend.
Photo: Pradipraj Onta/ RSS

Radhemai Tole in Birgunj.
Photo: Bijaya Kumar Mahato/Parsa RSS

 

 

 

A man looses his balance while crossing a flooded street in Birgunj, Nepal, Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017.
Photo: AP Photo/Manish Paudel

Villagers wade through flood waters in Ramgadhwa area in Birgunj, Nepal, Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017.
Photo: AP Photo/Manish Paudel

A truck skids off the food affected stretch of Nepal’s East-West Highway in Mahottari. (August 13, 2017)
Photo: Ajaya Shah/Mahottari RSS

Debris management on-going at the Kohalour-Lamahi Highway’s Gundali River’s bridge after it was damaged by the rain and floods.
Photo: Pradipraj Onta/RSS

Biratnagar Airport

The driveway inside the airport that leads to the airport terminal flooded almost waist-high.
All photos of Biratnagar Airport by Sahadev Acharya, a resident of Biratnagar.

The Airport’s runway in the background and luggage counter in the foreground.

Motorcycles on top of tables inside the flooded terminal.

Shree Airlines’ aircraft on the flooded Biratnagar Airport runway.

Other Parts of Nepal

Here are scenes from different parts of the country this weekend as the rain continues and water levels rise.

 

Birtamod is about 90kms east of Biratnagar. This is a photo of the part of that urban centre from this weekend.
Photo: Swaichha Upreti

A flooded Imadol, in Kathmandu valley.
Photo: Laleet Puree

Nakhhu, now a heavily populated settlement, is at flood risk too.
Photo: Priyanshu Khetan

In Motipur, Tulsipur, floods have washed away a section of this section of the Tulsipur – Ghorahi highway.
Photo: Balaram Khadka, Dang/RSS

In Mahottari, 41 roads including main thoroughfares have been flooded and are inaccessible by locals.
Photo: Ajaya Shah, Mahottari/RSS

More than 1000 homes have flooded in Saptari as rivers swelled due to continued rain.
Photo: Arunkumar Yadav / RSS