Water flow crosses 225,300 Cusecs in Mahakali River

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    mahakali-nadi_floodBHIMDUTTANAGAR, JUN 26 – With the torrential rainfall since early morning on Thursday in the far west part, the water level in Mahakali River has increased by posing threat to the residents of the river bank areas. According to the District Police Office (DPO), Kanchanpur, the water flow was recorded at 225,300 Cusecs at 8:00 am today.

    Spokesperson of the DPO and Deputy Superintendent of Police Avinarayan Kafle said the water level in the river is rising continuously and the residents of Mahakali River bank have been asked to remain alert.

    The Kailashpati Lower Secondary School at Api Municipality has been closed for three days from Sunday with the threat of flood and inundation. The flood has also swept away Kalawati Bohara’s house last night. The flood left partial damage at the house in 2013.

    The District Administration Office, Darchula, said that three houses were swept away by the flood in Api Municipality-11. The houses of Ganesh Singh Bohora, Harak Singh Mahara and gajai Singh Mahara was swept away by the flood.

    Chief District Officer Prem Singh Kunwar informed said some cement bags and mixture machines readied for embankment construction on the bank of Mahakali River were swept away by the swollen river.

    He added that the residents of Mahakali River bank have been asked to remain alert after the increased water level in the river.

    Similarly, folks heading to India via Gaddachauki point have been stopped from early morning today as water flow increased in the river. Deputy Superintendent of Police Rajendra Chand said that movement of four-wheelers on Sharada Barrage is also stopped from early morning.

    As the Banbasa bridge is in a dilapidated condition, the Indian officials prevent the commoners from traveling after the water level crosses 100,000 cusec.

    Source : RSS