5 Km of Champaran Tatbandh (Left) Gandak
River Where Design Discharge Is 113.
Summary: Toll rises to 214 as new areas inundated after Budhi Gandak
river breaks its embankment
A TOURIST bus travelling to Triveni in Nepal plunged into the Gandak
canal in Nawalparasi district near the India- Nepal border.
The bus plunged into the swollen Gandak
Irrigation Canal in Nawalparasi, about 150 kilometers southwest of Kathmandu, Deputy Superintendent of Police Ram Dutta Joshi told Kyodo News by telephone.
He said five survivors had told police there were around 75 people on board before it plunged into the Gandak
River on Nepal's border with India.
The release further informed that Dileep Kumar, Executive Engineer, Main Western Gandak
Canal (mobile No.
The people of Nepal have a serious grievance towards India; they feel betrayed by India in the conduct of Koshi (1954), Gandak
(1959) and Mahakali (1996) river agreements.
5 Km of Gandak
River Left Embankment of Champaran Tatbandh Where Design Discharge Is 85.
Kathmandu, July 15 ( ANI ): Indian pilgrims are among the 36 killed when an overcrowded bus skidded off the road and plunged into the Gandak
Canal in southern Nepal on Sunday.
Authorities said the flood situation turned grim in several districts of Bihar with major rivers like Ganga, Kosi, Bagmati, Gandak
, and Kamal Balan overflowing with rain water.
Flash floods caused by incessant rains in the catchment areas of the Gandak
River and heavy discharge of water from Vamikinagar barrage have inundated several villages in Goalganj district also.
Authorities said that the first such project concerning the interlinking of the Burhi Gandak
river with Noon, Baya and Ganga rivers would start by mid 2011-12.