Heavy rainfall has claimed over 90 lives, while 29 others are still missing and several injured in Nepal, it’s home ministry said on Thursday.
Over 3,366 people have been rescued from across the flood-ravanged country, the ministry further said.
Heavy downpour since last week has affected normal life in 28 districts, mostly in the Tarai region.
Hundreds of houses have been damaged and thousands of people displaced. Transportation, electricity and water supply were also disrupted due to floods and landslides in many parts of the country.
According to the Nepal police, relief and rescue operations are still underway.
The Health Emergency Operation Centre had earlier said that different medical teams with doctors were mobilized in the hard-hit districts to ensure health services to the affected people.
Parts of the capital Kathmandu have been left submerged under floodwaters. People living on the banks of rivers are advised to be on alert.
Meteorological Forecasting Division has predicted rain in many places. There are also chances of heavy rainfall at a few places of the eastern and central regions and at one or two places of the western region.
Prime Minister Khadga Prasad Sharma Oli has expressed his condolences to the bereaved families who have lost their loved ones in the flooding and landslides triggered by the incessant rainfall.
He took to Twitter and said, “I offer deep condolences to the families who lost their members in the disaster”.
The annual monsoon rains, which normally start in June and continue through September often result in casualties in Nepal.