MANANG, Jan 25: The temperature in the mountainous district of Manang is decreasing daily. With the arrival of January, the temperature here has dropped to minus 22 degrees. The temperature here reaches minus 12 during the afternoon. Although the snowfall is less, the cold has increased significantly.
KATHMANDU, Jan 23: Did you experience a freezing sensation in your hands this morning? With temperatures dropping to 3.4 degrees, it's no surprise that the cold is making an impact. Today, a chilly atmosphere envelops most parts of the country, including the Kathmandu Valley. By 9 o'clock in the morning, working becomes a challenge as the hands feel the bite of the cold.
SIRAHA, Jan 11: Teaching and learning activities have been affected due to the cold that has been increasing for the past few days. As a result, community schools in Siraha have started announcing the closure.
MADHYABINDU (Nawalparasi), Dec 28: The Musahar community of Devchuli Municipality-2 is suffering from biting cold with the dipping mercury. There are nearly 113 Musahar households, which survive on daily wages. It is one of the most backward communities in the country. Local Shanti Musahar said, "We have neither clothes nor food to brave the severe cold."
KATHMANDU, Dec 21: The minimum temperature till 5:45 this morning was measured at 4.8 degrees Celsius in Kathmandu. This is the lowest temperature recorded in Kathmandu so far this year, according to the Meteorological Forecasting Division (MFD).
KATHMANDU, Dec 19: Doctors have highlighted a surge in the number of patients suffering from seasonal diseases as the cold weather intensifies. Major hospitals in the Kathmandu Valley report an increase in the cases of swine flu (H1N1), viral pneumonia, cold, and bacterial pneumonia.
POKHARA, Dec 16: The settlements in the upper parts of the Himalayan districts of Manang and Mustang are wearing deserted looks due to extreme cold. The locals say that villagers are flocking to the city to escape the cold.
As winter tightens its grip on the earthquake-affected regions of Jajarkot and Rukum West in Karnali Province, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has sounded a critical alarm, urging the provincial government to take immediate action to safeguard the lives of those grappling with the bitter cold.
KATHMANDU, Dec 12: The Meteorological Forecasting Division (MFD) has forecasted light to moderate snowfall in certain highland and mountainous areas of the country. Additionally, there is a chance of light rain in some hilly regions.
In the wake of the devastating earthquake that struck Jajarkot and Rukum East, the government's swift action in collecting a substantial relief fund of Rs 152.80 million is commendable. However, the urgency now lies not just in disbursing immediate relief to the victims but in ensuring that this substantial fund is utilized judiciously for the long-term benefit of those affected.
With winter in full bloom in the country, a major concern for a lot of Nepalis is the lack of warmth and shelter during the coldest months of the year. A large number of people in Nepal, especially those in the country’s southern plains live in homes made of mud and thatch, which provide little insulation against cold. This can lead to hypothermia and other serious health problems, especially for the elderly and young children.
Winter for Nepalis is all about biting cold, more so for those who lack roofs over their heads and enough clothes to keep themselves warm in the cold season. The impact of winter is much more severe in the Tarai, the country’s southern plains, where cold waves kill people every year.
SIDDHARTHANAGAR, Dec 19: Rupandehi has increasingly seen thick smog in the morning of late. Temperature here has invariably gone down with haze and smog. The chilly environment has troubled the general public in carrying out their day-to-day work.
KATHMANDU, Dec 13: Kathmandu Valley witnesses cold in mornings and evenings than in the afternoons. On Monday, the minimum temperature in Kathmandu dropped to 5.4 degree Celsius. Meteorologist Pratibha Manandhar has informed Republica that Kathmandu has the lowest temperature this year.
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.
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.
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 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.