Nepal: Perpetual rain claim lives of 7 people

  • Perpetual rain has claimed the lives of seven people and affected the normal functioning of the country. More than 1200 pilgrims going to Kailash Mansarovar are stranded. Several flights have been canceled or diverted due to bad weather. According to media reports, other routes are being discovered for evacuation and airlines have also been contacted to provide aircraft for evacuating the trapped pilgrims once the weather clears up.

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