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Kathmandu: At least 55 people have died and almost 700 tourists, including 200 Indians, stranded at a popular tourist district in central Nepal due to flooding and landslides triggered by heavy rainfall, officials said today.

Around 600 tourists, including 200 Indians, were stranded in Nepal's popular tourist town of Chitwan due to flooding triggered by heavy rains that have claimed 49 lives, officials said on Sunday. Nepal Red Cross Society's (NRCS) disaster situation report informed that 19,819 families across 19 districts have been severely affected due to floods and landslides during this period.

Twenty one districts have been badly hit by flooding and landslides, The Himalayan Times reported, citing the latest data released by the home ministry.

1005 houses have been damaged and more than 30,000 houses are inundated.

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The meteorological department forecast that central and western plains were likely to receive heavy rainfall from this evening.

"Search and rescue works are under way but the water levels have not declined yet", he said. Highest casualties were reported from Sunsari where eight people had died and six others were missing, according to Kathmandu Post.

Security forces are struggling to provide rescue and relief to the affected as portions of highways have either been swept away, collapsed or are obstructed by debris from landslides in many places.

Weathermen have said the extreme rainfall, starting from eastern Nepal, witnessed in the last few days was caused by the formation of a low-pressure zone over the hills.


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