Nepal - Landslides (MFD, Nepal Disaster Risk Reduction Portal, media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 25 September)

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  • Widespread landslides triggered by heavy rain occurred in Shyanja District (Gandaki Pradesh Province) and Palpa District (Province No. 5) over the last few days, resulting in casualties and damage.

  • According to the Nepal Disaster Risk Reduction Portal, in Shyanja District, 9 people have died in Waling municipality and one person is missing after a separate event in Kaligandaki Rural Municipality. One person has died and 5 people are missing in Rambha Rural Municipality (Palpa District). Furthermore, 6 houses have been fully damaged across the affected Districts.

  • Since the beginning of the monsoon season, a total of 288 people have died following landslide events. For the next 24 hours, moderate to heavy rain is expected over central and eastern Provinces.