At least ten people were killed Sunday in landslides caused by incessant rain across Nepal, bringing the total number of landslide deaths in the past three days to 54.
Landslides and floods caused by continuous heavy rain in the past three days have struck 19 districts in Nepal.
Seven people were killed Sunday in Myagdi, two in Jajarkot and one in the Sindhupalchowk district, according to Interior Ministry sources.
A total of 54 people have been killed and 39 are missing due to landslides in different parts of the country in the past 72 hours, said an Interior Ministry official.
Forty people were injured.
At least 11 people are missing after a massive landslide triggered by incessant rain ripped eight houses from Nepal’s eastern Sankhuwasabha district.
The Nepalese government has mobilized the army and the police to carry out rescue operations.