8 August, Rasuwa- The Uttargaya Rural Municipality in the district has urged the district authorities to examine the geological situation of the area including local Dhakaldanda.
According to the Rural Municipality chairman Upendra Lamsal, 14 houses were buried and 40 displaced due to a landslide at Pahirebesi. The landslide was triggered by incessant rainfall on August 6.
As many as 200 families in Kuwapani and Dhakaldanda in the upper reaches of Pahirebesi area are facing problem and the Rural Municipality has urged the district authorities to have a geological study of the area conducted by the Department of Mines and Geology.
“The people in the area are in panic. It rains much during the monsoon and there is nowhere to take shelter. It is necessary to carry out geological study of the area for assessing the risk so that families could be relocated to safer places,” Keshar Bahadur Blon, chairman of Uttargaya Rural Municipality Ward-4, said.
A huge landslide has washed away the Manigaon area. The land towards Uttargaya at the place has developed fissures increasing the risk of landslides, said Kajiman Blon, a local.
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