Flood mixed with sediment blocks confluence of Arun and Barun rivers
KATHMANDU/BIRATNAGAR: The confluence of Arun river and Barun river located in Syakshila Gola of Bhot Khola rural municipality in Sankhuwasabha district, has been blocked by the sediment mixed with the flood that flowed along Barun river.
flood damaged four houses in Barun market. With formation of deep and wide lake after the confluence is blocked, the whole human settlement in the Barun market is at great risk.
According to Gautam KC, Chief District Officer of Sankhuwasabha district, 150 persons of 54 families have been affected by the water that has changed its course after the confluence of the two rivers has been blocked.