KATHMANDU, Sept 22: The weather across the country is now partly to generally cloudy and some places have been witnessing rainfall due to the impact of the monsoon low pressure system today.

KATHMANDU, Sept 4: There is a possibility of light to moderate rain with thunder and lightning in some parts of the country today.

Heavy rain predicted in four provinces

August 28, 2022 08:05 am

KATHMANDU, August 28: There is a possibility of heavy rain in four provinces with normal to complete change in the weather across the country today.

KATHMANDU, August 25: The weather will remain partly to generally cloudy across the country with chances of light to moderate rainfall accompanied by thunderstorm and lightning at a few places today.

KATHMANDU, August 16: The sky across the county would remain partly to generally cloudy and light to moderate rain with thunderstorms and lightning has been predicted at some places today.

KATHMANDU, August 16: Transplantation of paddy, the major staple crop of the country, has concluded enthusiastically, thanks to timely and sufficient rainfall.

Chances of rain with thunder today

August 14, 2022 11:30 am

KATHMANDU, August 14: Heavy rains with thunder are likely in some places with the weather remaining generally cloudy in the country today. According to the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology, light to moderate rain with thunder and lightning is likely in some places of the country with the possibility of heavy rain with thunder and lightning at one or two places of Sudur Paschim, Lumbini, Gandaki, Bagmati and Province 1.

Chance of light to moderate rain

August 13, 2022 10:30 am

KATHMANDU, August 13: There is likelihood of light to moderate rainfall in some places of the country today.

KATHMANDU, August 13: The Department of Hydrology and Meteorology has predicted that there will be more than average rainfall (1,462 MM) this monsoon. There has been an average rainfall since June 1 to August 11 this year, the Department said, explaining that a total of 858.5 mm rainfall has been recorded across the country during this period.

KATHMANDU, August 6: Light to moderate rainfall is likely to take place in some places of the country today. Due to the influence of the Monsoon system, there will be partial to normal change in the weather over the country, with a possibility of light to moderate rain with thunder and lightning in a few places in the hilly areas of the country, according to the Department of Water and Meteorology.

100 houses flooded in Gaindakot

August 2, 2022 16:30 pm

CHITWAN, August 2: About 100 houses in Gaindakot Municipality Wards 1, 2 and 4 located in Nawalparasi (Bardghat-Sustapoorva) have been flooded due to continuous rain for the past few days. Shivakant Tiwari, spokesperson for the municipality said that dozens of houses in these areas have been flooded due to the lack of long-term drainage of rainwater.

KATHMANDU, August 2: The weather is generally cloudy throughout the country today with chances of light to moderate rain accompanied by thunder and lightning at many places, according to the Meteorological Forecasting Division.

Chance of rain until Tuesday

July 31, 2022 12:26 pm

KATHMANDU, July 31: Rainfall is likely to continue in most parts of the country until coming Tuesday. Due to the active monsoon system, there is a chance of light to moderate rain with thunder and lightning in many parts of the country till next Tuesday, said meteorologist at the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology, Heera Bhattarai.

Farmers relieved with light rain

July 30, 2022 09:35 am

MAHOTTARI, July 30: Light rainfall on Friday evening has finally brought some relief to the farmers looking for a good paddy plantation season.

KATHMANDU, July 28: The weather will be partly to generally cloudy throughout the country with rain in most places until Saturday. Meteorologist at the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology, Ganga Nagarkoti said it would be partly to generally cloudy with chances of light to moderate rain in most places of the country until Saturday as the monsoon is currently active.

KATHMANDU, July 21: The  Kathmandu Valley has been witnessing continuous rainfall since yesterday evening. The Flood Forecasting Division has asked all to be on high alert as there is a possibility of flash floods in the Godavari, Hunumante and other rivers.

KATHMANDU, July 21: It has been raining heavily in Kathmandu since morning. At present, light to moderate rain with thunder and lightning is occurring at a few places in Province 1, Madhesh Province, Bagmati Province, Gandaki Province and Lumbini Province.

KATHMANDU, July 20: There is a possibility of rainfall in most places of the country on Wednesday and Thursday, the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology said. Meteorologist Manju Basi said that there are chances of increased monsoon activity on these two days as the monsoon low pressure system is close to the Nepali territory.

BIRGUNJ, July 19: Even at the end of June, about 30,000 hectares of fields were still empty in Parsa where 80 percent of the planting should have been complete by now. About 17.5 thousand hectares of fields that had been planted with pump sets have cracks. Even though the fields that are left to be planted have been dug up and cleared, the planting has not begun yet. On the other hand, the seeds in the bed are about to dry up and perish. This year, many fields in Parsa have not witnessed planting even in the middle of the planting season.

KATHMANDU, July 19: The Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Development (MoALD) has said that 60 percent of paddy plantation has been completed across the country.

KAILALI, July 13: Even during normal rainy days, social media is filled with the pictures of inundation in Dhangadhi. Pictures and videos of water-logged settlements are found on Facebook, Twitter, and other social networking sites. Inundation and waterlogging has become a very complex problem in Dhangadhi since 2040 BS. This is confirmed by the data released by various organizations. The problem is getting worse every year as the bodies concerned are not ready to manage Dhangadhi, which has been facing the problem of inundation and waterlogging for the past 39 years.

Disaster Management Needs Priority

July 11, 2022 14:00 pm

In Nepal, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Authority should be accommodated under the office of the head of government. Only then can the constitutional mandate of ‘establishing disaster-resilient society via concerted effort of the federal, provincial and local governments’ be achieved.

KATHMANDU, July 10: Two persons infected by poisonous Nairobi fly are receiving treatment at Civil Hospital in Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, July 9: Heavy rainfall is likely to take place in some parts of the country with partial to complete changes in weather conditions across the country.

KATHMANDU, July 8: The weather across the nation would remain partly to generally cloudy as well as there is a possibility of rainfall with thunderstorm and lightning at some places today.

KATHMANDU, July 3: The weather will be partly to generally cloudy throughout the country today with the possibility of light to moderate rainfall in many places due to the influence of the monsoon wind, the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology said.

KATHMANDU, July 3: The Ministry of Health and Population directed all the hospitals in the country to observe necessary precautions and be in the state of readiness as the monsoon is already active.

KATHMANDU, June 28: Monsoon would be more active for three days beginning from today across the nation.

BAITADI, June 28: Farmers are facing problems in transplantation of paddy due to scanty rainfall. Farmers, who used to depend on rain water, are in trouble due to the delayed monsoon season this year.

KATHMANDU, June 26: Heavy rains are expected in some places across the country today. According to the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology, monsoon winds are prevailing in Province 1, Madhesh, Bagmati, Gandaki, Lumbini and Karnali, while the local winds and westerly winds have a general effect in Sudur Paschim Province.

KATHMANDU, June 25: There is a possibility of light to moderate rainfall with thunder and lightning in many places across the country today.

MUGLING, june 18: The Narayanghat-Mugling road has been blocked due to a landslide. The road has been blocked in Ichcha Kamana Rural Municipality-6 section of Chitwan due to a dary landslide.

General impact of monsoon winds

June 18, 2022 12:17 pm

KATHMANDU, June 18: The monsoon winds are having a general effect in Province 1, Madhesh, Bagmati and Gandaki provinces currently. Other provinces have the influence of local winds and the east-west low pressure line in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar of India.

KATHMANDU, June 17: The Meteorological Forecasting Division, Department of Hydrology and Meteorology has predicted heavy rainfall in some parts of the country today due to the influence of monsoon winds, cautioning the people to remain alert to possible risks.

KATHMANDU, June 14: At a time when there is an intense demand from across the country, including the voices raised in parliament for guarantee of chemical fertilizers to the farmers in the wake of the monsoon, the Salt Trading Corporation Ltd has said it had begun importing chemical fertilizers

MUGLING, June 11: Traffic has resumed along the Aabukhaireni-Mugling road section through a single-lane road for small and big vehicles. Work is underway to widen the road at the dumping site of the road section.

Monsoon active in four provinces

June 11, 2022 10:51 am

KATHMANDU, June 11: This year's monsoon system has entered four provinces of the country. According to the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology, the monsoon system has entered Province 1, Madhesh, Bagmati and Gandaki.

Today's monsoon updates

June 6, 2022 13:14 pm

KATHMANDU, June 6: The eastern part of the country has witnessed a moderate effect of monsoon wind while the western territory has the influence of local wind.

KATHMANDU, June 6: The monsoon this year entered Nepal before the expected date, according to the Meteorological Forecasting Division (MFD), Department of Hydrology and Meteorology.

KATHMANDU, June 5: Though the monsoon is yet to start in Nepal, pre-monsoon activities are taking place. The Meteorological Forecasting Division, Department of Hydrology and Meteorology, said the monsoon is likely to enter the country within the next two to four days.

KATHMANDU, May 8: Nepal faced wastage of 500 MW of electricity worth Rs 5 billion during the rainy season last year.

KATHMANDU, Oct 5: There is a possibility of light to moderate rain in the country this Dashain, according to meteorologists.

KATHMANDU, Sept 30: There is a possibility of rain in most parts of the country including Kathmandu Valley on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Sept 29: There is a possibility of light to moderate rain in many parts of the country on Wednesday. Meteorologists at the Meteorological Forecasting Division (MFD) said even though there will be no heavy rainfall in the second half of the monsoon, light rainfall takes place from time to time.

KATHMANDU, Sept 28: According to the Meteorological Forecasting Division, there is a possibility of light to moderate rainfall with thunder and lightning in various places across the country on Tuesday.

Monsoon unlikely to end immediately

September 25, 2021 15:52 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 25: The Department of Hydrology and Meteorology has stated that there is no possibility of the monsoon ending in the next few days.

KATHMANDU, Sept 6: The nightlong downpour on Sunday has left various roads inside the Kathmandu Valley waterlogged. The roadways around the Soltimode area, eastern areas of the Narayanhiti Palace and Annapurna Chowk have been submerged by last night’s rainfall.

KATHMANDU, September 1: The weather is expected to be partly to generally cloudy in most parts of the country with chances of light rainfall in some places this afternoon.

KATHMANDU, August 29: A total of 3,180 houses have been inundated due to floods during the current monsoon season.

KATHMANDU, August 28: The bodies of three people who have been missing since Thursday night have been retrieved from the landslide debris in Hupsekot Rural Municipality-4 of Nawalpur on Saturday.