Gorkha, Aug. 10: Landslide that triggered following the incessant rainfall has buried a power house of the Rangrung Hydropower Project at Barpak VDC in Gorkha district Friday night.
Property worth more than Rs 1.5 million was destroyed due to this, said a local Gautam Gurung.The landslide has brought the power production to a grinding halt after it buried the power house.
Due to this, some 50 household have been compelled to live under darkness, added Gurung. The hydropower project had been generating five KW electricity.
Repair and maintenance works of the project would be carried out after collecting donation from villagers, it is learnt.