Early morning monsoon flooding in Bhaktapur

dont know how to react after watching this !

Bowen to Bangladesh

The Hanumante River flows through the city of Bhaktapur which is located 8 miles east of Kathmandu.  Due to severe monsoon rains, it broke it’s banks early yesterday morning, leaving much damage and devastation.

Over 850 people displaced by the earthquakes, live in the Maheshwari playground in temporary shelters.  As you can see, what little they had after the earthquakes, has now been lost by the flooding of the area.  Our thoughts and prayers are with these folks.

Video credit:  Setopati Online.https://www.youtube.com/embed/9OxWoBmH-Cg” target=”_blank”>

Nikita, SIRC’s Program Coordinator took the following photos of her home town of Bhaktapur, fortunately her family home was not affected by the floods.

Photo credit Nikita Kayastha Photo credit Nikita Kayastha

Photo credit Nikita Kayastha Photo credit Nikita Kayastha

Photo credit Nikita Kayastha Photo credit Nikita Kayastha

Photo credit Nikita Kayastha Photo credit Nikita Kayastha

A landslide also blocked the Araniko Highway east of Kathmandu, which meant the SIRC staff bus could not drive to the facility …. they hiked…

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