Last Updated: Thursday, June 27, 2013

Kalikot, Nepal landslide claims 2

Landslide in Kalikot district of Nepal has claimed lives of two people and injured one other.

Landslide hit a hotel in Bharta-8 of Kalikot where a group of 18 people were staying. Fifteen others however escaped the disaster.

All of them were from Rachuli and Odanku VDC returning from Kedarnath. Their four relatives have been missing in recent Uttarakhand floods and landslides. They had gone India in search of their relatives.

Odanku is the largest VDC in Kalikot district in Karnali zone of Nepal.

Cloudburst triggered landslide in Kalikot Wednesday night.

Meanwhile another landslide at Sawadin VDC-7 in Taplejung district has claimed life of one people.

Nepal is prone to natural disasters. Due to complex land topography, the emergency and disaster management services are not so much effective.

Original post: Natural Disasters List June 27, 2013