•      Mon Jul 22 2024

Flood-fed Melamchi sweeps away a temporary bridge

Work in full swing at Melamchi. (file photo)

Chautara, June 24: The flood triggered by incessant rainfall last night has taken away a temporary bridge in Melamchi.

Melamchi Municipality Mayor Aitaman Tamang said that a temporary bridge has been washed away at Fatte of Melamchi Municipality-11. The temporary bridge was constructed by installing a hum pipe at the site after the flood in 2078 BS washed away the bridge.

The temporary bridge was connected to Melamchi bazaar and Melamchi municipality ward No. 7 and 8, Panchpokhari Thangpal rural municipality ward No. 1 and 2 and some wards of Helambu.

Due to the bridge being washed away, it has become difficult to go from one place to another within the ward. According to  Mayor Tamang, the bridge has been damaged due to the rain at night with the onset of rain. #nepal #melamchi

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