KATHMANDU, Nov 16: The Department of Hydrology and Meteorology has asked all to be cautious as the temperature is gradually decreasing.

Weather to improve from today

February 6, 2022 11:30 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 6: The weather affected by the western low pressure system for the last few days is expected to improve from today.

KATHMANDU, Feb 1: The Westerly wind has a partial influence on the weather in the country at present. The weather will further be affected with the increase of its influence by Wednesday night.

KATHMANDU, Jan 26: Currently, the western low pressure system has a partial effect in the country. According to the Meteorological Forecasting Division, the effect of the weather system has caused a partial cloud cover in the hilly areas of the country and fog in the Terai region.

Possibility of light rain today

January 26, 2022 14:00 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 26: The country is currently under the spell of a westerly low-pressure system due to which light rainfall is predicted today.

The local governments in the Kavrepalanchowk district have started ordering the closure of schools with increasing cold weather. Three local levels in the district have already ordered schools in their area to close for a week following the fall in mercury caused by the rainfall a few days ago.

KATHMANDU, Dec 26: Meteorologists have predicted light rain and cloud cover across the country including Kathmandu this week.

KATHMANDU, Dec 7: Experts have warned that the influence of westerly winds could lower the temperature in Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Nov 18: According to the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology, the partial effect of the low pressure area formed in the Arabian Sea has changed the weather in Nepal.

HOUSTON, Feb 18: Texas officials warned of “disasters within the disaster” of historic cold weather that left millions without heat for a third day on Wednesday, telling residents to prepare for energy to not return until the weekend.

OCEAN ISLE BEACH, Feb 17: A winter storm that left millions without power in record-breaking cold weather claimed more lives Tuesday, including three people found dead after a tornado hit a seaside town in North Carolina and four family members who perished in a Houston-area house fire while using a fireplace to stay warm.

MAHOTTARI, Jan 17: An excessive cold weather has affected daily life in several districts in the middle-east Tarai for the past few days. Dense fog has made the weather severely cold, with no or little sunshine in the area.

KATHMANDU, Dec 26: The Kathmandu Valley experienced the coldest day so far this winter season with the minimum temperature recorded at 1.3 degrees Celsius.

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KATHMANDU, Dec 18: The country including the Kathmandu Valley has been experiencing chilling cold in recent days.

Cold claims four in Siraha

December 18, 2020 12:43 pm

LAHAN, Dec 18: Four people have died of cold in Siraha district in a week.

KATHMANDU, Dec 14: Temperature in the Kathmandu Valley plummeted to 4 degrees Celsius on Monday. This is the lowest temperature that the Valley has experienced so far this year, according to the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology.

KATHMANDU, Nov 28: The Kathmandu Valley on Saturday recorded the lowest temperature so far in the winter this year.

KATHMANDU, Nov 19: The mercury continues to dip throughout the country including in the Kathmandu Valley. The minimum temperature in Kathmandu was 5.6 degrees Celsius, the lowest temperature so far this year. On Wednesday, the lowest temperature in the Valley was 6.0 degrees Celsius.

KATHMANDU, Nov 7: The Kathmandu Valley has witnessed a chiller day on Saturday with a fall in temperature. Cold has increased across the country including Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, Oct 12: In general, flu is worse than common cold and COVID-19 is the worst among the three.

CHITWAN, Feb 2: The Chitwan-based Bharatpur Hospital has allocated a separate space for purchasing tickets and health examination for the patients visiting with common cold and fever.

KATHAMNDU, Jan 24: Although Kathmandu Valley has witnessing sunny days for the past few days, the Valley dwellers have been experiencing chilling cold. Mainly the cold is being experienced in the morning and evening.

KATHMANDU, Jan 19: The domestic weather which had been influenced by the pressure of Westerly winds for the past few days will improve totally from today.

KATHMANDU, Jan 13: Light to moderate snowfall and rain is likely to occur in the high-hilly and mountainous areas in most of the places of the western region of the country with cloudy conditions from Monday afternoon due to the influence of the westerly low-pressure system.

KATHMANDU, Jan 5: The upper belt of Helambu rural municipality in Sindhupalchowk district has been witnessing heavy snowfall since Friday.

Weather becoming clear from today

January 5, 2020 14:45 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 5: The domestic weather which was largely influenced by the westerly wind for the past few days will be improved from today, the Meteorological Forecasting Division said.

Ode to winter

January 5, 2020 08:44 am

Winter is the best custodian of the nature. It may seem to muck things up but it rarely sucks them up. It makes beautiful young lady joggers look like shabby decoys wrapped in multiple layers of apparels installed in front of a store of a stingy uniform business owner. Likewise, handsome young men joggers look like nondescript and rundown scarecrows erected in the farmers’ fields.

KATHMANDU, Jan 4: Continuous snowfall coupled with rainfall has affected people's normal life across the country.

KATHMANDU, Jan 3: It is drizzling outside amidst chilly weather. A fire is lit in a headpan fuelled by pieces of wood and husk inside a small tent. Some people are huddled around the fire hoping for a happy future. This is the scenario at the local Maitighar Mandala. They are the sugarcane farmers who have come all the way from the Tarai to make their voices heard in the federal capital.

Winter is here and the months of December and January are the worst months ever in terms of cold. And this year, the weather seems to have gotten worse. While we might wrap ourselves in layers of heavy clothes, it’s often difficult to keep our hands and feet warm.

BAITADI, Jan 2: High-hilly areas of Baitadi district have witnessed snowfall from Wednesday night. Snowfall has taken place at different places including Khodpe, Shreebhawar, Dholyamod and Sigasdhura in the district.

NEPALGUNJ, Dec 31: Schools at the Nepalgunj sub-metropolis and Duduwa rural municipality in Banke have been closed for the next four days owing to increasing cold.

SURKHET, Dec 29: The Rautes living in the forest of Gurash rural municipality in Dailekh district have been provided with warm clothes and nutritious food after the Rautes' chief called for humanitarian assistance.

Schools shut down for five days

December 29, 2019 14:18 pm

LAHAN, Dec 29: All schools in Siraha municipality have been closed for five days, starting today due to the increasing

SIMIKOT, Dec 28: All health facilities in seven rural municipalities in Humla are dealing with an increased number of people with complains of winter-related health issues as the winter season is about hit its peak.

Cold increases grip throughout country

December 19, 2019 17:03 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 19: Cold has increased throughout the country including in Kathmandu valley due to the influence of the Westerly wind.

Cold temperatures can sap electric car batteries, temporarily reducing their range by more than 40 percent when interior heaters are used, a new study found.

Extreme cold weather can produce unusual phenomena, from so-called sea smoke to slushy ocean waves. As atmospheric scientist Scott Denning explains, these striking events are caused mainly by the behavior of water at very cold temperatures.

CHICAGO, Jan 2: The dangerous cold and heavy snow that hobbled the northern U.S. this week has retreated, but not before exacting a human toll: more than two dozen weather-related deaths in eight states and hundreds of injuries, including frostbite, broken bones, heart attacks and carbon monoxide poisoning.

Weather gets colder as mercury drops

January 28, 2019 12:42 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 28: Today was colder as the minimum temperature was less than that on Sunday, the Meteorological Forecasting Division said.

KATHMANDU, Jan 23: The Meteorological Forecasting Division (MFD) has predicted that the various parts of the country will witness partial to normal rainfall throughout the day today.

KATHMANDU, Jan 9: The Weather Forecasting Division has said light snowfall is likely to occur in some places of the high mountainous region and light rain at few places of the mountainous region today.

CHITWAN, Jan 3: The Chepang people living on the hill adjacent to Sauraha are economically so poor that they spend the nights beside the hearth for want of enough bedding clothes to keep themselves warm during the winter.

KATHMANDU, Dec 27: The cold weather has gripped the Kathmandu Valley with temperature 5.5 degree Celsius on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 25: As the winter is on the verge of its peak, colder has been experienced across the country today including in the Kathmandu Valley. The Valley's temperature dipped to 2.6 degrees Celsius today.

NEPALGUNJ, Dec 25: Normal life in Banke district has been affected due to a cold wave and thick fog. Banke district has been experiencing chilling cold from today.

BAJHANG, Dec 21:  As the mercury dropped following the recent snowfalls, schools in Bajhang district are conducting classes on open grounds to stave off the extreme cold.

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KATHMANDU, Dec 6: Cold has increased as the minimum temperature continues to fall constantly since the past few days due to the influence of the Westerly wind.