Tuesday, August 3, 2021

Incessant rainfall damages country’s oldest canal

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RAJBIRAJ, July 20: Chandra canal, the oldest irrigation canal of the country, has collapsed due to incessant rainfall.

in various rivulets including Amaha and Tengral damaged the canal at two places of Baraldaha in Saptakoshi municipality-4.  Mayor Uttam Gautam said that the canal has been damaged up to 50 metres in the

Around 300 houses of Ward no 1, 2, 4 and of Saptakoshi municipality have been inundated after the canal collapsed, he added. The houses have been filled up to feet of water, is said. 

Similarly, around 200 houses of Mansapur of Tilathi-Koiladi rural municipality-7 and Barsain of ward no 5 have also been waterlogged due to flood in Jita , said Chairperson of

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