Heavy metal band Megadeth will be the opening act at this year’s Illinois State Fair.

KATHMANDU, Aug 5: Rainfall will be continuing till Sunday evening while the alert suggests heavy rainfall towards one-two places in western Nepal.

Heavy downpour!

August 4, 2018 08:05 am

Slurping warm soup and sipping coffee with freshly cooked vegetable fritters is a must during rainy days. The sound of rain is very soothing. It’s a lullaby for grownups. I wonder how many people have experienced the heavenly sprinkles while hiking in lush green forests.

RASUWA, July 28: The District Administration Office, Rasuwa has prohibited movement of transport trucks exceeding locad capacity of five tonnes towards Rasuwagadi. The prohibitory order was put in place from yesterday after a bridge at Ghatte River at  Gosaikunda rural municipality-2 suffered damage by landslide.

Tipper trucks have long been creating terror inside the Kathmandu Valley as dozens of two-wheeler riders have been killed by heavy vehicles.

KATHMANDU, July 19: The Weather Forecasting Division of the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology has predicated a possibility of heavy rainfall in some sections of central and western parts in the country for three the next three days.

KATHMANDU, July 17: The Metropolitan Traffic Police Division (MTPD) is all set to start a new rule in the accident-prone Jagati-Koteshwar road section under which heavy vehicles including trucks, cargo vehicles and passenger buses will have to use the left side of the road while motorcycles, cars, taxis, tourist buses, and government vehicles will have to use the right side.

ISTANBUL, July 9: Ten people were killed and 73 wounded when a train came off the rails in northwest Turkey on Sunday after heavy rain and a landslide, Turkish television channels quoted a health ministry official as saying.

TOKYO, July 8: Heavy rainfall is hammering southern Japan for the third day, prompting new disaster warnings on Kyushu and Shikoku islands as local media report the death toll has risen to 54 with 44 people missing.

DAMAK, June 24: Incessant rainfall on Friday evening and Saturday morning has submerged the city area of Damak yet again. Lack of proper management of rain water in Damak often results in inundation.

SINDHULI, June 9: The local administration of Sindhuli has completely banned the operation of heavy vehicles along the BP Highway four days after the Supreme Court (SC) issued an order to this effect.

SINDHULI, June 4: Locals have expressed concerns over the government's recent decision to permit heavy vehicles on the BP Highway. They are worried about the future of the road after the government allowed heavy vehicles to operate on the road.

KATHMANDU, May 31: Despite the high risk of road accidents along the BP Highway, the Department of Transportation Management has decided to allow vehicles of up to 32-seats and cargo trucks weighing up to 16 tons to use the highway.

SYANGJA, May 28: A heavy windstorm has wreaked havoc on houses in the village of Rambachchha Devisthan in Waling-1 on Monday.

MAHOTTARI, May 3: Jaleshwor-Janakpur road section, the main road section of Mahottari, has remained obstructed from this morning due to heavy rainfall.

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.

RUSSIA, April 1: Aman Tuleyev, the longtime governor of Russia’s Kemerovo region where a huge shopping mall fire killed at least 64 people last weekend, has resigned.

KATHMANDU, Jan 25: Several mountain districts including Jumla, Humla, Manang, Mustang and Kalikot, among others received heavy snowfall on Wednesday. This has affected life in those districts.

Heavy snow affects arrivals at Davos

January 23, 2018 14:40 pm

DAVOS, Jan 23: The global economy and geopolitical tensions are taking a back seat to a more immediate problem at this year's Davos summit of political and business leaders: heavy snow is burying the venue.

Heavy fire in Dolpa village

January 10, 2018 21:41 pm

DOLPA, Jan 10: At least seven houses were completely gutted in a heavy fire that broke out in Horta Village of Mudkechula Rural Municipality in Dolpa district this evening.

MISSISSIPPI, Oct 9: Nate slogged its way across the U.S. East Coast on Monday, dumping heavy rains and bringing gusty winds to inland states as a tropical depression, a day after Hurricane Nate brought a burst of flooding and power outages to the U.S. Gulf Coast.

Stores offer heavy discounts for Dashain

September 27, 2017 08:13 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 27: Bluest of skies, spring time, seasons that blossoms flower, warm homecoming of relatives and aroma of delicacies are certain to give us a sense of Dashain. As we never fail to mention, Dashain is the grandest of all the festivals we celebrate in Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Aug 12: Flights to Biratnagar and Bhadrapur in the eastern Nepal from Kathmandu were halted Saturday due to heavy rainfall since the past few days. Incessant rains have completely inundated the airport of Biratnagar while there were no flights to Bhadrapur due to poor weather.

NEW DELHI, July 26:  At least 48 people have been killed as large swaths of western India have been lashed by heavy monsoon rains and flooding over the last week, officials said Wednesday.

NEW DELHI, July 25: At least 16 people have been killed this week in heavy monsoon rains that have lashed western India, including the desert state of Rajasthan, with more than 24,000 villagers evacuated to higher ground, officials said Tuesday.

RAUTAHAT, June 15: Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) leader Rajendra Mahato has warned that they would not allow the second phase of local level elections without amending the constitution.

SEOUL, May 15: North Korea on Monday boasted of a successful weekend launch of a new type of “medium long-range” ballistic rocket that can carry a heavy nuclear warhead.

GAUSHALA, April 20: The torrential rainfall with strong wind has caused big damages in different villages of the district.

JUMLA, Jan 27: The life in Jumla has been thrown out of gear due to heavy snowfall that started since Thursday night.

Heavy snowfall in Jumla

January 8, 2017 11:03 am

JUMLA, Jan 8: Jumla is witnessing snowfall from Saturday midnight which has put normal life out of gear with plummeting temperature.

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola heaped praise on Juergen Klopp, saying his Liverpool counterpart was the best when it comes to instilling an attacking style of play at a club.

DADELDHURA, Oct 19: Heavy vehicles carrying sand and stones on the KI Singh Highway day and night is taking toll on the quality of the road but the local administration has paid no attention to this. The unabated excavation has not only deteriorated the road quality but has also triggered landslides.

Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Transport Ramesh Lekhak said that the government will not allow heavy vehicles to ply the BP Highway.

BANEPA, Sept 30: The government’s decision to allow heavy vehicles on the BP Highway has locals and other stakeholders worried about road safety.

LONDON, Sept 16: A London-bound passenger train has hit a landslip triggered by heavy rain and derailed, causing no injuries but sparking major travel disruption.

Jhapa flooded after heavy rainfall

July 24, 2016 10:11 am

BHADRAPUR, July 24: As many as 125 households in Bhadrapur Municipality's Ward No 5 have been flooded after torrential downpour.

KATHMANDU, July 21: Rain occurred across the country today due to the presence of the monsoon line towards Nepal.

Heavy rain wreaks havoc in Dolpa

July 15, 2016 15:43 pm

DUNAI (Dolpa), July 15: The torrential rain on Thursday night caused damage to physical properties at various places in Dolpa district.

BEIJING, July 7: Water levels are starting to recede in central and eastern China Thursday following a week of heavy downpours that broke levees, flooded cities and villages, halted public transportation, and left at least 181 people dead or missing.

BEIJING, July 2: Three days of heavy rain in southern China have left 50 people dead and another 12 missing and destroyed thousands of homes, authorities said Sunday, as areas along the Yangtze River braced for more floods.

KATHMANDU, July 2: At least four people have died in rain-related incidents across the country. Floods and landslides triggered by heavy rains have left hundreds injured and displaced hundreds of families.

LUCKNOW, India, July 1:  Torrential rains triggered heavy floods and landslides that poured down hills in the northern Indian state of Uttarakhand, killing at least nine people by Friday and destroying dozens of homes, officials said.

KATHMANDU, July 1: With the surge of monsoon since Thursday, the country has been witnessing heavy rainfalls across the nation.

KATHMANDU, June 30: The Meteorological Forecasting Division (MFD) under the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology (DoHM) has warned that there will be heavy rainfall in the eastern and western regions of the country.