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.

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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

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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.

BHAKTAPUR, June 18: Preliminary investigation showed that the fire in the Yeti Carpet Industry in Bhaktapur was caused by short-circuits in a transformer along side the industry.

BHOJPUR, April 21: Transportation has been affected in the district with many rural roads damaged by off-season rains that started recently.

LONDON, April 18: Prince William has warned British men that keeping a "stiff upper lip" by bottling up emotions was detrimental to mental health, stepping up an awareness campaign that includes a video chat with Lady Gaga.

BEIJING, March 4: China is warning of "severe damage" to relations with India and increased regional instability if exiled Tibetan leader the Dalai Lama proceeds with a visit to a disputed area along their still-unsettled border.

ANKARA, Turkey, Feb 6: Turkey's seismology center says a 5.3-magnitude earthquake, centered beneath the Aegean sea, shook the Turkish coast. The state-run news agency said the quake damaged a number of houses in five villages and at least four people were injured.

MANILA, Philippines, Jan 10: A powerful earthquake with a magnitude of 7.2 struck under the Celebes Sea off the southern Philippines on Tuesday but was far too deep to cause any damage and casualties or generate a tsunami.

KATHMANDU, Dec 20: A recent excavation of Jagannath and Gopinath temples in Kathmandu Durbar Square has revealed that there are no seismic damages at the foundations of both the temples, which were partially damaged by last year's devastating earthquakes.

WELLINGTON, New Zealand, Nov 22: Two strong earthquakes rattled different parts of New Zealand on Tuesday but there were no initial reports of serious damage or injuries.

CANBERRA, Australia, Oct 17: A strong earthquake has struck Papua New Guinea, but no injuries or damage were immediately reported, and there was no threat of a tsunami.

WELLINGTON, Sept 2: A strong magnitude-7.1 earthquake rattled the coast ofNew Zealand's North Island on Friday morning, triggering a small tsunami and shaking items from shelves but not causing any major damage or injuries.

PHALEWAS, Parbat, Aug 4: The flood and landslide have caused damages to as many as 14 schools in Parbat district.