Flooding in Nepal Safari Park damages materials worth 150 million rupees

18th Aug, 2017 | Tourism Mail Crew

BHARATPUR, August 18: The incessant rainfall which resulted in flooding inside the Safari Park of Nepal's esteemed Chitwan District has resulted in loss of 150 million rupees as per the estimate.

The cloud burst in the district one week ago inundated the Sauraha, Jagatpur and Meghauli flooding about 120 Tourist Hotels whose loss is estimated to stand at 150 million rupees.

The Regional Hotel Association, Sauraha has informed that the flooding has damaged the beds, cottage, carpet, vehicles, Gas Cylinders, Mobile, grains in stock, laptop, computer, gardens and walls.

President of the Association Suman Adhikari gave the data of 110 hotels in the Sauraha bore the loss of 135 million rupees. "The 15 hotels which had minimum loss has resumed operation from today itself and another one will come under operation in a week. The hotels and pub around the Rapti will take much more time to come under operation," Adhikari said.

There were about 600 tourists in the hotels in and around the Rapti river when the area was undaunted by flood.