Flooding and Inundation in Nepal Terai: Issues and Concerns

Basistha Raj Adhakari
2013 Hydro Nepal: Journal of Water, Energy and Environment  
During the monsoon months from June to September, all the rivers in Terai are in spate with bank-full discharges and cause flooding and inundation. The problems of flooding and inundation in the Terai are more critical due to change in climate in general and change in rainfall pattern/intensity in particular. This article tries to highlight the issues and concerns of flooding and inundation in the Terai and suggests measures to mitigate these issues in light of climate change adaptation.
doi:10.3126/hn.v12i0.9034 fatcat:eapapv6rc5edzdqt2hc4lgg7hu