Pokhara-Baglung-Jomsom road section obstructed

The Pokhara-Baglung-Jomsom road section has been obstructed due to landslide following heavy rainfall on Wednesday night.

The transport services have been obstructed as landslide swept away a section of the road at Mauribhir and Beteni of Tilahar VDC in Parbat district. Problem has surfaced to open the obstructed road immediately as the landslide swept away some 200 meters road at Beteni. A bulldozer from the Road Division Office, Baglung, has been mobilized to open the road.

Police said that transport services would be resumed on the road section from this evening.

Similarly, the Beni-Maldhunga road section has been obstructed after landslide occurred at Pang of Kushma Municipality.

Traffic Chief in Parbat, Bikas Timilsina, said that preparation was underway to resume the traffic by opening a diversion.

Long-route and short-route vehicles heading from Baglung, Myagdi, Mustang and Parbat districts are stranded at Dimuwa. Passengers have been hit hard as there was no possibility of immediate resumption of the road. RSS

Source: MyRepublica