23 people were killed and hundreds of others displaced in Nepal floods

Vastavam web: At least 23 people were killed and hundreds of others displaced in floods and landslides triggered by incessant rainfall in several districts across Nepal, officials said today.According to the Ministry of Home Affairs, six persons were killed in Sunsari district in southern Nepal.”At least three elderly people went missing in flood at Sundar Haraincha in Morang district,” Ministry of Home Affairs spokesperson Joint Secretary Deepak Kafle said.

“Six bodies were fished out from the swollen streams in Sunsari while hundreds of families were displaced,” he added.Hundreds of houses have been submerged in Morang. Biratnagar airport has been closed after flood water gushed into the airport area.