Gaushala, July 18: An elderly woman this morning was found hanging from the veranda of her house at Khayarmara , the remote village of Mahottari district. Identified as Lalmaya Syangtan, 70, of Khayarmara VDC-8, she went to her bed after having dinner at 21:00 pm last night.
Police are investigating the case, the District Police Office Mahottari said.
Meanwhile, incessant downpours since Saturday have triggered floods in over half a dozen rivers in the districts. Water levels in Ratu, Bighi, Jangha, Ankushi, Bhabsi, Geruki and Maraha have significantly increased, following torrential rains. The District Administration Mahottari and other security bodies here are on high alert following the risk of water-induced disasters. RSS