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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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, 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.