Vietnamese tourists in Nepal issued with warning on flooding

VOV.VN -Vietnamese tourists have been warned against travelling to Nepal in the next three months due to safety issues caused by torrential monsoon rains and landslides.

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The rainy season in Nepal usually hits the country between July and September. As of the end of last week, heavy rain began to affect the entire South Asian region with Nepal suffering the most damage.

According to CNN, at least 69 people have been killed in Nepal as a result of the heavy rains with a further 31 people being reported missing and over 2,500 rescued. According to Nepalese police officials, two million people throughout the mountainous country have been directly affected by flooding.

Vietnamese citizens who are in need of urgent support have been advised to contact the hotline of the Vietnamese Embassy in India on 919971257204 or the citizen protection hotline on 84 981848484.

In a previous incident, 13 Vietnamese tourists were stuck in Khang Sang village in Sindhuli district, 150 km away from the capital of Kathmandu, as a result of heavy rains and landslides. They were successfully brought to Kathmandu on July 13 with the assistance of the Honorary Consul in Nepal and local authorities.

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