A severe storm with thunderstorms swept on Sunday evening over the southern plains of the Himalayan state. 27 people were killed and more than 600 were injured. Many people are homeless.
walls collapsed, trees and power by mastering buckled: A storm in the South of Nepal killed at least 27 people. And the number of victims could rise, according to authorities. Of the over 600 injured hovered seven in danger of their lives, they had been flown in the approximately 100 kilometers to the capital Kathmandu, a spokesman for the interior Ministry. Soldiers and police were on the way to the disaster region. Medical professionals and emergency responders bring tents and other relief goods in the affected area on the Indian border.
According to helpers, are the most overcrowded hospitals in the Region. A doctor in the district of Parsa reported that people of falling walls, trees and electricity were masts have been taken. The strong gusts of wind had ripped on the eve of the hundreds of thatched roofs. "The Wind took everything, my house and my family," said a villager, whose wife came in the storm and killed.
soldiers to help in the rescue and cleanup work.An unusual weather phenomenon
The infrastructure in the Region is largely destroyed, the people would need, among other things, in urgent need of food, said a helper. The chief of police of the Region, Sanu Ram Bhattarai, did not rule out that the number of victims could still rise.
downpours in Nepal in the spring often, however, they are rarely so strong. In the monsoon season from June to September, however, it comes to Floods regularly and landslides, which every year hundreds of people die.
villagers sitting in the district of Bara in front of their destroyed house.