Kathmandu, August 1
Landslides have blocked various major roads in different parts of Nepal.
Araniko Highway connecting Kathmandu with the Chinese border of Tatopani has been obstructed after a road section caved in at Daklang, Bhotekoshi rural municipality-4 of the Sindhupalchok district at around 5:15 am today.
The District Police Office says efforts are underway to repair the road in coordination with the Department of Roads.
In a similar case, landslides at Lahachok, Ghachok and Hemja along the Pokhara-Baglung road have obstructed the road.
Likewise, a landslide in the Anbukhaireni rural municipality-4 of the Tanahun district briefly obstructed the traffic movement along the Prithvi Highway this morning. Security personnel have been successful to resume one-way traffic along the road now and efforts are underway to resume the full-fledged movement.
The Narayangadh-Muglin road in Chitwan has also seen a similar fate from this morning.
Similarly, the Beni-Jomsom road has been obstructed by a landslide at Naunibagar, Annapurna rural municipality-2 of the Myagdi district.
Officials have suggested avoiding these roads if the public has to travel in these regions.