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Storm damage houses of Shuklagandaki

2021 Jun 08, 9:12, Tanahu
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A Storm on Monday evening near the Dhorbarahi temple of Shuklagandaki-9 in Tanahu district, damages a dozen of houses. The local residents are in distress after the storm blew away the roofs of their homes.

Locals Bishnu Lamsal, Hari Bahadur Mahat, Krishna Thapa, Khem Bahadur Sunar, Shibaraj Baral, Lalu Lamsal and Chitra Bahadur Baniya are among those who bear the loss from the wind. Besides, the storm has disrupted the electricity supply system, forcing the locals to stay in dark.

Dhorbarahi Agro Farm proprietor and local resident Shibaraj Lamsal said that they've no experienced  such a strong wind till date. 

"The wind has knocked down the electricity poles and we have to stay in the dark," he said adding that the school children of the area attending online classes were likely to be affected by the disruption of power supply.

The Himali Primary School at the locality was also hit by the storm leaving several damages .

Lamsal informed that the roofs of four houses at Patan Chowk in Shuklagandaki-8 were blown away by the wind. The hailstorm has damaged maize, vegetable and banana farming as well. Ward Chair of Shuklagandaki-8 Krishna Prasad Regmi said power pole collapsed and the wires got snapped in the powerful wind.

The solar plant at Barahi Primary School in the same ward was also blown away by the wind. The local representative said the further details of the loss are yet to be collected.

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