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.

NUWAKOT, Nov 25: The students of an earthquake-ravaged school in Nuwakot have been braving the unforgiving cold of winter, the scorching heat of summer and the torrential rainfall of monsoon.

Memories down the lane

November 14, 2018 11:18 am

A mere picture that makes me walk through the memory lane and then chuckle and cry. A scene that I used to behold from the terrace of my house on every  tranquil yet cold morning, being seated calmly and enthralled on the chair, webbing strange dreams and imaginations, cherishing each gulps of delectable tea prepared by my mom.

PARBAT, Nov 9 : Most of villages in the Upper Mustang are almost empty these days. This is due to the seasonal migration.

Kathmandu Valley witnesses cold

October 28, 2018 12:58 pm

KATHMANDU, Oct 28: The Kathmandu Valley has witnessed cold following the Dashain festival.

Being alone on a cold alien landscape may seem like a sad way to pass six years, but for the Mars Curiosity rover, it's been a brilliant stretch.

Dynamics of military expenditures of the main countries of the world from the end of the cold war

Cold War II

February 27, 2018 00:30 am

A quarter-century after the end of the Cold War, we unexpectedly find ourselves in a second one. It is both different and familiar

KATHMANDU, Feb 19: The government will start implementing Cold Store Construction Project from the current fiscal year, officials of Ministry of Agricultural Development (MoAD) said.

LAHAN, Jan 20: The Khadga Municipality of Saptari on Friday distributed blankets to cold wave victims and also arranged firewood in all wards to get protected from cold snaps.  Municipality Mayor Hemayu Haq on Friday distributed 1,523 pieces of blankets to cold wave survivors through concerned wards' chairpersons.

KATHMANDU, Jan 18: Samim Miyan Ansari,  a central advisory committee member of UML's Nepal Millat Council Center, distributed blankets and warm clothes to over 1,000 households affected by the recent cold wave in four districts of Province 2.

Fish die due to severe cold

January 17, 2018 01:45 am

SARLAHI, Jan 16: Farmers of Sarlahi have suffered a huge loss as fish are dying in the pond due to severe cold.

Cold claims 19 lives in Rautahat alone

January 16, 2018 06:45 am

RAUTAHAT, Jan 16: With the death of two more people on Sunday, the death toll of people dying from cold has climbed to 19 in Rautahat.

LAHAN, Jan 15: The biting winter cold has claimed the lives of five people, including four women, within a week in a single Ward of Karjanha Municipality in Siraha district.

Woman succumbs to cold in Saptari

January 15, 2018 07:50 am

RAJBIRAJ, Jan 15: One more woman succumbed to excessive cold at Kanchanrup Municipality-3 of Saptari district on Sunday due to the prevalent cold wave over the last some days.

SIRAHA, Jan 14:​ Parmeshwor Paswan of Sitapur, Laxmipur Patari-6, lost his wife to cold after being unable to buy her warm clothes. But he doesn't have the money for her funeral. After the death of his wife, it has been a real challenge for Parmeshwor to collect money for her funeral.

SAPTARI, Jan 13: Birachhya Malaha, 65, and his wife are already too old to earn for their livelihood. The locals of Mainakadare village of Saptari lost their house, which they had built with their lifetime savings, in the monsoon six months ago.

Aged man succumbs to cold in Dang

January 12, 2018 15:32 pm

DANG Jan 12: One person died from cold today at Gadhawa of Dang.

RAJBIRAJ, Jan 12: The Nepalese Army Wives Association Thursday distributed blankets to 150 families affected by cold at Dhikuli of Mahadeva Rural Municipality-6 in Saptari.

Cold claims one more life in Siraha

January 11, 2018 12:26 pm

LAHAN, Jan 11: Cold has claimed one more life in Siraha district.

MUGU, Jan 11: Unable to bear the extreme weather in the northern hemisphere during this winter, different species of birds have started entering Nepal to escape the chilling cold.

JANAKAPURDHAM, Jan 10: Police and the local administration are seen busy arranging bonfires in public places to keep the locals warm as the cold spell started taking the tarai districts in its grip. Houses of the poor and marginalized people are being increasingly visited by representatives of various organizations for offering relief these days.