Death toll rises to 60 in Nepal due to floods, landslides

Nepal Army Personnel rescue people out of the Flooded area. Photograph:( ANI )

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Jul 14, 2019, 08.42 PM (IST) Edited By: Riya Gupta

The death till has risen up to 60 in Nepal on Sunday due to the floods and landslides triggered by torrential rainfall.

According to the Nepal police, more than 33 people have gone missing in the Himalayan nation.

A total of 27,380 police personnel have been deployed across the country for search and rescue operations. Around 8,856 personnel were deployed in Kathmandu valley, the police told The Himalayan Times on Sunday.

The incessant rains since Thursday have created havoc across the country.

Transportation has also been disrupted in all major highways.

Meteorological Forecasting Division has said rainfall will continue for two to three days in most places across the country.