KATHMANDU, July 25: The Department of Hydrology and Meteorology has said the ongoing monsoon rains will remain more active from coming July 27 (Monday).

Weather to improve from Sunday

June 6, 2020 13:37 pm

KATHMANDU, June 6: Weather across the country will be improving from Sunday. The country's weather has remained affected due to the influence of local wind, westerly winds and the formation of a low pressure system in the wake of Cyclone Nisarga originating from the Arabian Sea.

KATHMANDU, March 3: Thundershowers have been predicted at few places of the hilly region and at one or two places of the western hilly region today with partly to generally cloudy in most parts of the eastern and central hilly regions due to the influence of local winds, the Meteorological Forecasting Division said.

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.

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 18: Continuous rainfall coupled with heavy snowfall on Friday crippled normal life in the hill districts across the country.

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.

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.

TIA flights affected

January 4, 2020 09:07 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 4: The Tribhuvan Internation Airport (TIA) remained partly-affected due to bad weather on Friday. Both domestic and international flights were either diverted or cancelled because of low visibility caused by fog.

BRASILIA, Aug 27: Weak rainfall is unlikely to extinguish a record number of fires raging in Brazil’s Amazon anytime soon, with pockets of precipitation through September 10 expected to bring only isolated relief, according to weather data and two experts.

Below average rainfall in Pokhara

August 20, 2019 07:32 am

POKHARA, August 20: Pokhara otherwise known for frequent rainy weather has witnessed poor rainfall this year.

Monsoon waning

August 10, 2019 14:24 pm

Kathmandu, Aug 10: Monsoon at home will remain weak for the next few days as the monsoon trough is presently based on south from the average location.

KATHMANDU, July 25: Low visibility due to bad weather caused cancellations of many domestic flights to and from Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) on Wednesday.

Staying cool

July 5, 2019 08:05 am

The days are definitely getting hotter and we still have a few months to go before the weather starts becoming a bit agreeable. If you are feeling a lot more tired than usual or coming down with frequent headaches, it just might be that the heat is getting to you.

Monsoon to be active from Tuesday

June 17, 2019 19:30 pm

KATHMANDU, June 17: Normal life has been affected badly in various parts of the country including Kathmandu valley for the past few days due to rise in temperature.

KATHMANDU, May 30: Flights to and from the Tribhuvan International Airport were affected due to adverse weather conditions today. International flights were affected since this afternoon due to bad weather, general manager of the TIA Raj Kumar Chettri said.

600 atop Everest this season

May 25, 2019 07:25 am

KATHMANDU, May 25: As many as 600 individuals have climbed Mount Everest as of Friday even as the weather window for this season is closing.

NEPALGUNJ, May 24: Thunderstorm from light to moderate accompanied with gusty winds and lightning has been forecast at some places of eastern and central regions and at a few places of the western region today due to the impact of western low pressure system.

KATHMANDU, May 21: More than 120 climbers are heading toward the peak of Mt Everest as the second summit window opened on Monday.

DALLAS, May 19: A spate of tornadoes raked across the Southern Plains, leaving damage and causing few injuries, and parts of the region were bracing for more severe thunderstorms and possible flooding.

BHARATPUR, May 17: The helicopter carrying Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has made an emergency landing at Nepal Army barrack of Bharatpur in Chitwan today.

KATHMANDU, May 11: Meteorological Forecasting Division has said the country is likely to witness brief to moderate rainfall in the western and eastern hilly region owing to the Westerly wind.

KATHMANDU, May 5: Weather across the country including the mountain region has shown signs of returning to normal as Cyclone Fani weakened after crossing the coastal area of Calcutta, India.

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KATHMANDU, April 21: The Weather Forecasting Division of the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology has said that most of the parts of the country would witness thunderstorm and light rainfall for the next three days.

KATHMANDU, April 17: Responding to Minister for Communication and Information Technology Gokul Baskota's remarks about missing his flight, Buddha Air has said that it could not have waited for the minister any longer as this could have meant aborting the flight and inconveniencing the 68 passengers already on board.

KATHMANDU, April 6: The weather on Saturday seems to be mostly cloudy throughout the country with rainfall, while there is a chance of light to moderate snowfall at some places of the high mountainous region according to the Meteorological Forecasting Division (MFD).

KATHMANDU, April 5: The Meteorological Forecasting Division (MFD) has said that the weather will partially change in the eastern and central regions including the western hilly region on Friday.

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KATHMANDU, March 29: There will be a weather change and possibility of rain in different parts of the country in the next three days. This is a result of the impact of the westerly low pressure system, said the Weather Forecasting Division.

KATHMANDU, Mar 6: This year's pre-monsoon weather has started. The Meteorological Forecasting Division has stated that the weather in the hilly region of the country would remain continually affected as the pre-monsoon holds sway for three months – March, April and May.

TAPLEJUNG, Mar 1: After the crash of an Air Dynasty helicopter in Taplejung, killing seven including Tourism Minister Rabindra Adhikari, locals know about the weather and terrain of the area have guessed the cloud and strong wind as the reason behind the accident.

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.

POKHARA, Feb 17: The trails in Annapurna Circuit has been closed due to worsening weather conditions in the recent weeks.


February 16, 2019 18:40 pm

The week in pictures for the week Feb 10-16.

Cloudy weather, light rains forecast

February 16, 2019 16:18 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 16: Most parts in the country witnessed cloudy condition triggered by westerly wind today. Some hilly regions including the capital city will see intermittent rain, said Meteorological Forecasting Division.

Heavy snowfall blankets Dolpa

February 9, 2019 02:07 am

DOLPA, Feb 8: As the entry of a new system of westerly winds impacted Nepal's weather, settlements located in higher altitudes of mountainous Dolpa district experienced snowfalls for the sixth time this year.

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.

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.

KATHMANDU, Jan 23: Mountain regions of the country have witnessed heavy snowfall after a change in weather by westerly disturbance. In the hilly regions, temperatures have dipped and there has been normal to light drizzle.

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 13: Domestic airline passengers have been caught up in flight delays for hours in the last couple of days due to bad weather.

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.

Jan 7: 6 things to know by 6 PM today

January 7, 2019 18:00 pm

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

BANKE, Nov 15: The morning flights to and from Ranjha Airport, Nepalgunj could not take place today due to poor visibility following the fog in the region.


September 16, 2018 08:19 am

Spring gets people to react differently.  Some people admire its beauty, and some deny its existence. But the harder you try, the more its fragrance engulfs you, leaving you wild and helpless. In the end, it corrupts your mind, controls your heart, and cages your soul.

EAST RUTHERFORD, Aug 2: Severe weather forced fans at Beyonce and Jay-Z’s concert out of their seats to wait inside MetLife Stadium because of bad weather in the area.

KATHMANDU, July 12: The Weather Forecasting Division of the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology has said that most of the parts in the country would witness rainfall till the next three days.