UDAYAPUR May 11: A huge fire broke out on Thursday morning in the district’s Udayapur Municipality-7 with numerous homes being destroyed as a result. The police quoted the locals as saying that the fire started in the morning at Hodebas in Udayapur Municipality-7 and so far more than half a dozen houses and sheds have been destroyed.
TEHRATHUM, Feb 25: A total of 14 houses in Hattikharka were completely damaged due to the fire that broke out in Chuhandanda in Atharai-6 on Friday. A local Yangdolma Tamang, 50, was injured in the fire. She is currently undergoing treatment at a hospital in Phidim.
SINDHUPALCHOK, OCT 17: The heavy rainfall on Saturday night damaged the temporary motorway that was built at Melamchi-Indrawati after the multiple floods since June 15 swept away the infrastructure in the area.
PARBAT, Aug 10: After the flood triggered by the breach of Turture Lake damaged roadway here Monday, the vehicular movement would be impossible for three weeks along the mid-hill highway in the district.
KATHMANDU, July 22: Death toll from disaster in the country has so far reached 195. In the 1,525 incidents of floods, landslides, fire, storm among others, 195 lives have been lost, according to the Home Ministry Disaster Preparedness and Response Unit.
KASKI, July 22: Flood has again caused damages to the diversion that was constructed over Bijayapur to connect wards 14 and 26 of Pokhara metropolis – the main entrance to the Gandaki State capital Pokhara.
MAHOTTARI, July 18: Floodwaters have affected over 100,000 school children in Mahottari district, with 60 percent of the schools inundated and likely to remain closed for a long spell due to extensive damage.
LONDON, July 16: Most big companies are failing to report the damage their operations are doing to forests despite committing to lighten their footprint under wider efforts to tackle climate change, according to a report published on Tuesday.
July 13: Tropical Storm Barry could affect the environment of the Gulf coast and Lower Mississippi Valley in numerous ways, from accelerating runoff of farmland nutrients to toppling trees and damaging wildlife habitat and fisheries, scientists say.
LOS ANGELES, July 6: A quake with a magnitude of 7.1 jolted much of California, cracked buildings, set fires, broke roads and caused several injuries while seismologists warned that large aftershocks were expected to continue.
LOS ANGELES, July 5: The strongest earthquake in 20 years shook a large swath of Southern California and parts of Nevada on Thursday, rattling nerves on the July 4th holiday and causing injuries and damage in a town near the epicenter, followed by a swarm of ongoing aftershocks.
UADAYAPUR, April 18: A heavy storm coupled with rainfall and lightning on Tuesday evening killed a person and injured five others in Udayapur district. It also damaged houses and caused losses worth millions of rupees.
KATHMANDU, Jan 17: On the invitation of the Mayor of the Lalitpur Metropolitan City (LMC) Chirbabu Maharjan, Prime Minister KP Oli visited the Patan Durbar Square on Wednesday to inspect the progress made in the reconstruction of the heritage site which suffered huge damage in the 2015 earthquakes.
E-cigarettes may seem like a good alternative to regular cigarettes, but a new study by the American Heart Association shows that flavoured additives used in it can impair blood vessel function and lead to heart damage.
INARUWA, May 9: Strong storms coupled with hailstones and rainfall occurred all of a sudden early morning today caused heavy damages to vegetables, crops and nurseries in different parts of the Sunsari district.
Holi is no more about traditionally made organic colors that were actually good for our skin. These days, most of us suffer from skin and hair damage after Holi. This is because harsh chemicals and colored dyes are used during this festival that can strip our skin and hair of its natural moisture.
NUWAKOT, Nov 4: Paddy and vegetable farms belonging to 1,800 households in Nuwakot district have been damaged by last week's hailstones, according to a report of District Agricultural Development Office (DADO), Nuwakot.
BAGLUNG, September 3: For the residents of the western part of Baglung, the Budhathok Small Hydropower Project has been turning into a white elephant.
The damage in canals of the project causes losses worth millions every year.
LONDON, August 29: Crude prices dipped on Tuesday as the market grappled with the shutdown of some 13 percent of refining capacity in the United States after a hurricane ripped through the heart of the country’s oil industry.
TEXAS, August 27: Harvey spun deeper into Texas and unloaded extraordinary amounts of rain Saturday after the once-fearsome hurricane crashed into vulnerable homes and businesses along the coastline in a blow that killed at least two people and injured up to 14.
KATHMANDU, Aug 21: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba is paying a five-day state visit to India from August 23, with the main agenda of bringing the agreements reached between the two countries on various occasions into implementation.
KATHMANDU, August 17: Flooding has severely damaged 135 major irrigation projects in the country. The damaged irrigation projects include 15 major irrigation systems such as the Bagmati Irrigation Project, Narayani Irrigation System and Nepal Gandak West Canal, according to preliminary estimates made by the Ministry of Irrigation.