NEW DELHI, July 21. / ITAR-TASS /. In Nepal, landslides caused by prolonged downpours have killed 10 local residents and Dutch tourists.
This was reported today by representatives of the National Disaster Center in Nepal.
According to authorities, landslides blocked several sections of highways, disrupted communication lines. Dutch tourist was killed in one of the northern kingdom. Rescuers recovered from the rubble of his friend, who is now in hospital.
The rainy season in Nepal lasts from July to September, often heavy rainfall caused landslides and flooding.