Koshi barrage Gates: With the water level rising due to rains, 46 of the Saptakoshi barrage’s 56 sluices have been opened.

The rise in the river’s water level has alarmed residents in Udaypur, Saptari, and Sunsari districts.

After measuring the flow of water at 243,180 cusecs per second, the sluices were opened.

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Although the Koshi River has moved towards the western settlement of Dumribote in Belaka Municipality of Udaypur, the flow of water from the barrage has not yet decreased, according to Saptari Superintendent of Police Abhinarayan Kafle.

According to him, the Koshi has displaced over 2,500 people in Udaypur, while community and school buildings in Hanumannagar Kankalini Municipality-13, Saptari have been washed away.