MYAGDI, July 14: The powerhouse of Daramkhola Micro Hydropower Project at Lulang in Dhaulwagiri Rural Municipality-2 in Myagdi district has suffered damages after a landslide in the site.

BHAKTAPUR, May 16: A massive fire that broke out here on Sunday evening gutted goods worth Rs 22.9 million.

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.

14 houses gutted in the fire in Tehrathum

February 25, 2023 10:45 am

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.

BAJURA, Feb 23: A school and two health posts were damaged in the 5.2 magnitude earthquake that struck Bichhya in Himali Rural Municipality of Bajura on Wednesday afternoon.

JANAKPURDHAM, Dec 8: A fire broke out in an electronic shop in Kshireshwarnath Municipality-5, Mahendranagar Bazaar, on Wednesday night.

BAITADI, July 11: The rainfall coupled with storms has damaged the maize crop in various parts of Baitadi district.

KATHMANDU, Oct 21: Incessant rains have inflicted 30 percent loss to the expected paddy crops output in Chitwan. The rainfall with wind storm caused damages to harvest-ready paddy plantation.

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.

RUPANDEHI, June 16: Incessant rains since past few days have flooded many villages in various districts in Lumbini Province.

LAMJUNG, June 16: Flooding in the Dordi rivulet has swept away 14 houses and put other 50 houses at risk in Hilebazaar of Dordi Rural Municipality-8 in the district.

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.

RAMECHHAP, Aug 3: An unidentified group exploded a cylinder at the ward office of Khadadevi rural municipality-3 on Saturday morning.

JHAPA, July 27: The fire that erupted in the Hanuman Central in Birtamode, Jhapa at 7.00 this morning has incurred loss worth Rs 20 million, police said.

Disaster-induced toll reaches 195

July 22, 2019 21:30 pm

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.

BANEPA, July 22: An incessant rain-triggered landslide has buried a canal which has been used by farmers of Panauti municipality-11, Balthali of kavrepalanchowk to irrigate their land.

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.

NEPALGUNJ, July 15: The recently blacktopped road section of Nepalgunj- Khajura has started peeling off within a month of construction.

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.

KATHMANDU, June 7: Nepali Congress has expressed deep sorrow over the loss of lives and properties caused by massive storm in Kailali and Kanchanpur districts last night.

DHANGADHI, June 7: Two people have died while more than 100 sustained injuries when a massive storm hit Kailali and Kanchanpur districts last night.

DHANUSHA, April 28: Strong winds along with heavy rainfall damaged properties worth millions in Dhanusha on Sunday morning.

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.

BHAKTAPUR, Mar 4: A massive fire engulfed the Shrestha Furniture and Wood Industry at Madhyapur Thimi municipality-3, Kaushaltar, last night.

Brexit will damage Europe

February 5, 2019 00:30 am

Brexit will damage Europe’s role in the world in a way that we Europeans currently seem unable to grasp

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.

Children face several health risks from exposure to certain food additives and chemicals used in packaging materials, according to a new statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP).

DES MOINES, July 20: A flurry of unexpected tornadoes swept through central Iowa, injuring at least 17 people, flattening buildings in three cities and forcing the evacuation of a hospital.

BHAKTAPUR, July 16: The recent flood, landslide and inundation has damaged property worth Rs 119.35 million in Bhaktapur.

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.

DOTI, April 21: A school was one of the many buildings affected by an unexpected weather and heavy wind. The wind swept roofs of more than a dozen homes and damaged crops in Doti.

KATHMANDU, April 18: Transport Entrepreneurs have accused the government of intending to damage their business.

SANTIAGO, Chile, Aprril 10: A strong 6.2 earthquake struck Chile’s central region on Tuesday. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.

Undoing the damage

March 2, 2018 09:22 am

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.

Hailstones damage crops in Bhaktapur

October 30, 2017 08:12 am

BHAKTAPUR, Oct 30: Heavy rain and hailstones on Sunday night have damaged ready-to-harvest paddy as well as other crops in Bhaktapur.

Kanchanpur, Oct 20: A herd of wild elephants has damaged two houses at Beldangi rural municipality-1 in Kanchanpur district on Thursday night.

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.

BIRGUNJ, Aug 19: The Fish Super Zone based in Bara has suffered damage worth Rs 500 million due to inundation triggered by incessant rainfall in the past few weeks in major parts of the tarai.

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.

BAJHANG, Aug 13: Landslides have destroyed the paddy fields of dozens of farmers in the district, turning them into riverbanks. With their farms lost, the farmers have become landless.

Flood and landslide damage 13 houses

August 9, 2017 13:53 pm

POKHARA, August 9: Landslide and flooding triggered by heavy rain last night have damaged 13 houses at Rivan Lampata of Machhapuchchhre Rural Municipality in Kaski district.