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In Pictures: Devastating Flash Flood Wrecks 280 Homes In Kathmandu

By: Rajiv Prajapati  | | 3 mins Sep 7, 2021

Every few years come monsoon time, Kathmanduites hear deadly stories of floods ravaging lives in remote parts of Nepal, especially the Terai region. We hear these stories and react to them from the cozy comfort of our Kathmandu homes. 

 

This year, Kathmandu had to bear the brunt of it’s less-than-perfect urban planning. A sudden flash flood that took place Sunday night submerged 280 homes in different parts of the Valley. More than 130 people had to be rescued by Nepal’s security forces. 

 

Netizens have documented the devastation through their own devices and uploaded them to social media. Check them out below. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Some Media Reports Have Explored The Human Errors That Went Into This Incident

 

 

 

Meanwhile, This Is What The Situation Looks This Week

 

 

We hope you’ve been safe from this sudden natural calamity. Don’t forget to share your thoughts in the comments section of this post. 

 

Also Read: After #CancelNEBExams, #CancelTUExams Trends On Twitter — Videos Show Crowded Exam Centers 

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