Avalanche caused flooding in Nepal

In the western part of Nepal in helmets because of the collapse of an avalanche in the River Network flooding occurred. Dozens of people living along the banks of the river were washed away along with their houses, farm buildings and livestock. Three miraculously managed to pull right out of the water. Destroyed bridges, damaged agricultural crops. Many people are reported missing, and in the list, three Russian tourists come and see the mountain Nepal. At the moment their names disclosed.

Avalanche caused flooding in Nepal

Rescue workers and local residents in search of drowning in a flood. Harapani, Kaski district, Nepal. May 5, 2012.

Avalanche caused flooding in Nepal

Of sunken bodies were recovered fourteen victims. The search began near Mount Annapurna, which caused landslides and flooding. There is evidence that water spilled mountain river network reached the tourist resort of Pokhara, 200 km from the capital city of Nepal, Kathmandu.

Avalanche caused flooding in Nepal

Area, where the Annapurna, is very popular among tourists. As a rule, the season hits in May already ends trackers in the mountains there is little that of course, reduced the potential number of victims. However, the victims of the local community can be a large number, as the river network — the only source of water in the region, and almost all villages are on its banks.

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