Two mild tremors today struck Nepal, triggering panic among people who rushed out of their homes in open areas.
The first aftershock of 4.6 magnitude was recorded at 1.27 AM with epicenter at Sindhupalchowk district, 75 kms east of Kathmandu, according to the National Seismological Centre.
Another 4.2 magnitude aftershock was recorded at 10.07 AM with epicenter at Dhading district, 60 kms west of Kathmandu.
A total of 342 aftershocks with 4 or more magnitude have been recorded after two earthquakes hit the country in April and May, country's worst temblors in decades which claimed nearly 9,000 lives and caused widespread devastation.
Earlier this week, as many as six tremors were felt over a period of two days.
Meanwhile,Massive landslides in the Kalimpong region of Darjeeling district have cut off National Highway 10, which connects Sikkim to West Bengal. A landslide on June 26 had stopped the traffic between the two states for three days.
A massive landslide on an arterial road has cut off the remote northeastern state of Sikkim, bordering China, from the rest of the country.
The region has witnessed several landslides due to incessant rains, disrupting communications and causing hardship to people.
Authorities have stepped up rescue and relief work along the National Highway 31 (A) in Kalimpong region of West Bengal, which connects Sikkim.
Hundreds of tourists bound for Sikkim have been stranded, along with heavy trucks ferrying goods to the state.
According to local media reports, at least 38 people have died, 23 are missing and more than 500 have been displaced in the area. Many highways are closed and even some portions of bridges are washed away, cutting off the road linking to main regions.