Rain, snowfall forecasted

January 21, 2020 12:30 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 21: The Meteorological Forecasting Division has forecasted rain and snowfall due to the impacts of the westerly low-pressure system.

RASUWA, Jan 17: Movement of vehicles along Rasuwagadhi border point has got disrupted since Thursday following heavy snowfall in the district.

DOTI, Jan 16: Poaching of wild animals has gone rampant in highlands of Doti district following the start of snowfall. Although exact data of wild animals poached since the beginning of snowfall this winter season is not available, local people claimed that the number is higher.

KATHMANDU, Jan 14: Some places in the high hilly and mountainous areas in the western part of the country will likely get light to moderate rain and snowfall due to the influence of the Westerly low-pressure system, the Meteorological Forecasting Division said.

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.

DHANGADHI, Jan 10: The hill districts of Sudur Paschim Province witnessed snowfall for the third time in this season. The snowfall has disrupted internet services in some parts of the region since last Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 9: Light rainfall has been forecast across the country including in Kathmandu Valley as well as moderate to heavy snowfall in high-hilly and mountainous areas today due to the influence of the westerly low-pressure system, according to the Meteorological Forecasting Division.

DADELDHURA, Jan 9: Heavy snowfall has taken place in high altitude areas of Sudur Paschim state for the third time this year. Main highways have been obstructed and normal life has been affected due to snowfall.

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

OKHALDHUNGA, Jan 5: Dozens of passengers traveling from Solukhumbu to Kathmandu via Okhaldhunga  have been stranded along the highway as vehicular movement has come to a standstill due to snowfall in the region. It has been raining and snowing heavily in Solukhumbu and Okhaldunga since Friday evening. Even Kathmandu received rainfall on Thursday and Friday.

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

KATHMANDU, Jan 4: Continuous rain coupled with snowfall have crippled life in hill districts across the country. Hill districts from east to west have been witnessing snowfall since the last two days. Snowfall has obstructed vehicular movement in Karnali and Sudur Paschim provinces. Likewise, domestic flights to the districts have stopped due to the snowfall.

KATHMANDU, Jan 3: The Meteorological Forecasting Division has predicted rain in most parts of the country today due to the effects of the westerly low-pressure wind. The Division has also said that there is possibility of the snowfall in high hills and mountainous regions in the country.

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.

Light snowfall predicted

December 31, 2019 14:42 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 31: Light snowfall is predicted at a high-hilly and mountainous region in the western part of the country today, according to the Meteorological Forecasting Division

Snowfall halts tourist arrival in Jumla

December 21, 2019 08:29 am

JUMLA, Dec 21: Tourist arrival in Jumla has come to a halt after heavy snowfall in the region earlier this week.

DADELDHURA, Dec 18: Snowfall in Sudur Paschim Province has affected normal life in the region. The snowfall, which started from Friday, has disrupted electricity supply and internet connectivity, and blocked highways in the region. As there is no internet connectivity, banks and financial institutions (BFIs) have failed to provide banking services to their customers.

DOTI, Dec 16: Heavy snowfall and dipping mercury in Khaptad area has put the wildlife there at the risk of survival. As they move down to warmer areas in the human settlements to avoid the extreme cold, they turn vulnerable, according to Khaptad National Park authorities, who state that the mercury has dipped to minus six degree Celsius in the high hills. The jungles and pasture lands have received over two feet thick snow. It has been raining here since Wednesday.

JUMLA, Dec 16: Heavy snowfall in the high hills of the Karnali region since Thursday evening has brought the air service to a complete halt.  All the four airports of Karnali -- Jumla, Dolpa, Humla and Mugu airports -- remain closed.  There is over a feet of snow on the runway of the airports.

JUMLA, Dec 15: Karnali province has witnessed heavy snowfall since Thursday.

OKHALDUNGA, Dec 15: Snowfall in the high hills in Okhaldunga has affected normal life in the district. Children, elderly people and cattle have been severely hit, according to Harikumar Magar, chairperson of the management committee of Grace Academy at Thade village. “Schools have been closed. The weather has fallen very hard on kids, elderly people as well as cattle,” he said.

Flights disrupted, exams put off

December 14, 2019 08:09 am

SURKHET, Dec 14: Incessant snowfall in the hill districts over the last two days has badly affected life in the Karnali region.

POKHARA/MUSTANG, Dec 14: The mountain districts of the country have witnessed snowfall for the last two days, and the daily lives of locals have been hit as the temperatures have dipped significantly.

Snowfall cripples life in Karnali

December 13, 2019 12:15 pm

JUMLA, Dec 13: Daily life in different districts of Karnali province has been hit hard due to the first speel of snowfall of this season since Thursday.

Snowfall brings chill to Manang uplands

December 13, 2019 07:21 am

POKHARA, Dec 13: The upper areas of Manang district witnessed snowfall on Thursday. The first snowfall of the season has sent the temperatures down and rendered life difficult for the locals.

HUMLA, March 26: Snowfall has occurred here again in the second week of Chait, leading to a dip in temperature and causing problem to the students who are appearing in the Secondary Education Examination (SEE) that is underway.

POKHARA, March 14: It has been revealed that not a single animal which perished during a heavy snowfall in Mustang few days ago was insured.

MUSTANG, March 12: Thorong La (pass) that connects Manang and Mustang has mesmerized trekkers for years. However, the pass is restricted whenever snowfall in the region is heavy.

MUSTANG, March 10: Hundreds of sheep and mountain goat died in upper Mustang after the recent heavy snowfall. At least 450 sheep and mountain goats died in Chumjung of Lomanthang Rural Municipality alone as some were buried under the thick snow and many others starved to death when the snow covered the grass in the meadows.

Farmers rejoice over snowfall

March 4, 2019 04:00 am

JUMLA, March 4: Farmers in Jumla are expecting better harvest of apple because of recent snowfall in the district.

MUSTANG, March 3: Excessive snowfall this winter in Mustang and neighboring districts has increased the risk of avalanches, putting dozens of settlements at a great risk.

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DOLPA, March 1; Dolpa witnessed the heaviest snowfall in decades as Tuesday night's incessant snowfall covered the district white. Locals have termed it the heaviest snowfall in decades.

Snowfall hits life in west Nepal

March 1, 2019 10:18 am

SURKHET, March 1 : Lives in mid and far-west Nepal have become tougher due to incessant snowfall.

KATHMANDU, Feb 28: The westerly winds are likely to bring sporadic and heavy rainfall on Friday and Saturday respectively, the department of hydrology and meteorology said.

BHAKTAPUR, Feb 28: Bhaktapur city has witnessed snowfall after 12 years.

Heavy snowfall shuts down schools in Mugu

February 28, 2019 09:11 am

MUGU, Feb 28: Most schools in Mugu remained closed on Wednesday following the sudden drop in temperature due to heavy snowfall since Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 17: Most parts of the country today have partly cloudy sky due to the impact of westerly wind, and thundershowers have been predicted at one or two places of the western region late this afternoon, the Meteorological Forecasting Division.

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The western wind that brought three days of rainfall and snowfall across the country from February 7 to February 9 will occur once again, according to the Division of the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology.

POKHARA / MUSTANG, Feb 11: Thick layers of snow frozen hard due to drop in temperature following heavy snowfall during the past week have made life increasingly difficult in various Himalayan districts of the country.

Snowfall on Valley rim while mercury dips

February 10, 2019 08:00 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 10: The ongoing weather phenomenon triggered by a new system of westerly disturbance brought heavy snowfall in the hills surrounding  Kathmandu Valley on Saturday.

Snowfall on Valley rim while mercury dips

February 10, 2019 02:47 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 9: The ongoing weather phenomenon triggered by a new system of westerly disturbance brought heavy snowfall in the hills surrounding Kathmandu Valley on Saturday.The higher altitudes in the Shivapuri-Nagarjun National Park in particular experienced snowfall after a gap of many years.

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LOS ANGELES, Feb 9: More than 120 visitors and staff who were snowbound in a Sierra Nevada resort for five days have been freed, authorities said Friday.

KAVREPALANCHOWK, Feb 9: Bethanchowk of Kavrepalanchowk district has witnessed heavy snowfall on Saturday morning.

KATHMANDU, Feb 9: Nepal-China cross-border trade via Rasuwagadhi has been affected due to incessant rain and snowfall since Saturday morning.

KATHMANDU, Feb 9: Hill stations around the Kathmandu Valley including Chandragiri, Fulchowki and Shivapuri have witnessed heavy snowfalls on Saturday morning.