July 27, Mahottari: According to the District Natural Calamity Relief Committee, a total of 4,571 houses have been completely damaged by floods in Mahottari.
Likewise, 7,963 houses suffered partial and 5,847 minor damage due to floods triggered by the monsoon rainfall.
Matihari, Jaleswar, Balawa, Loharpatti, Bhangaha municipalities and Ekdara, Mahottari and Pipara rural municipalities were severely affected by floods.
In addition to this, nearly 40 villages in Leuri of Balawa municipality, Jaleswor municipality, Matihani municipality, and Loharpatti municipality have been inundated by floodwater from the Rato, Maraha, Bigni and Jangwa rivers.
A total of around 200,000 people have been affected.