Khotang, Aug. 2: 14 VDCs in Khotang district are at high risk of floodÂ after the landslide in Sindhupalchok district which blocked the passage of Sunkoshi river. Bahunidanda, Dikuwa, Chyasmitar, Durchhim, Dhitung, Rajapani, Batase, Chichkiramche, Barahapokhari, Saunechaur, Suntale and other VDC that are on the side of Sunkoshi river are at high risk of flooding. Citezens are alerted about the flood. The District Administration Office and District Police Office have urged the locals to shift in the safe areas to remain away from the possible risks. The locals of the low land site have been asked to move to higher ground.