Photo of muddy flood waters

Nepal August 2014 Flooding and Landslide

Situation Report for Nepal

Aug 2 – A landslide, triggered by continuous monsoon rains, caused 10 deaths, displaced 5,000 families and destroyed dozens of houses. Over 150 people were missing. The landslide was blocking the Sunkoshi river, 120km from Kathmandu, forming a lake which was threatening to cause downstream flash floods. Governments in both Nepal and India were evacuating thousands of people along the river embankment.

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