Ground Zero: Flood ravaged Melamchi area in photos
SINDHUPALCHOWK, June 16: Melamchi area in Sindhupalchowk district, that lies to the north-east of the Kathmandu Valley, has reported massive devastation due to incessant rain-triggered floods on Tuesday night.
Overflowing Indrawati River inundated Melamchi Bazaar and swept dozens of houses. At least seven local people from the district’s Helambu village have gone missing and many people are feared dead due to the disaster.
Here are some photos taken by Ratopati photojournalist Subash Shresthaat the flood affected area in Melamchi.