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Flash Floods And Landslides Kill Scores In Nepal

Floods And Landslides Nepal

Heavy rains are wreaking havoc with floodwaters sweeping through villages. Floods survivor Maya Bika said that "All seven houses were destroyed, and we lost one person, my niece. My husband and daughter were also swept away but when i called for help, my mother-in-law and brother dragged them out." Rivers and tributaries are overflowing inundating surrounding land and leaving villagers stranded. Floods and landslides are common in Nepal during monsoon season. The death toll runs into the hundreds every year.