Nepal - Monsoon rains update (MFD, Nepal Disaster Risk Reduction Portal, media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 21 August 2020)

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Heavy rain continues to affect the country leading to an increasing number of deaths and damage.

On 19 August, 6 people died following a flood in Achhaam District, 11 are missing and 22 houses have been flooded.

According to the Nepal Disaster Risk Reduction Portal, as of 21 August, 249 people have died as a result of Monsoon-induced floods, flash floods, heavy rain and landslides since the beginning of the season.

On 21-22 August, more heavy rain and thunderstorms are forecast over most parts of the country.