Lightning kills two in Parbat

April 14, 2024 18:10 pm

PARBAT, April 14: Two people died in two separate places of Modi Rural Municipality in Parbat district due to lightning strikes on Saturday evening.

Girl killed in lightning strike

March 31, 2024 11:14 am

KATHMANDU, March 31: A girl has died due to a lightning strike in Dailekh.

Kathmandu, Oct 16: The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) has urged health institutions and authorities concerned across the country to be prepared for the proper management of lightning injuries and being safe from lightning.

Girl dies after being struck by lightning

September 3, 2023 13:35 pm

BAJURA, Sept 3: A girl was killed and another one injured when lightning hit them on Saturday night at Kordha of Badimalika Municipality-6 in Bajura district.

Lightning strike kills one in Rolpa

July 21, 2023 15:10 pm

KATHMANDU, July 21: A person died of lightning strike in Rolpa on Thursday night.

RESUNGA, July 13: A lightning strike killed an adolescent girl aged around 15 in Gulmi.

JHAPA, July 5: A teenager was killed and two others were injured when they were struck by lightning at Gauriganj Rural Municipality-6 on Wednesday morning.

BAGLUNG, June 25: Two children have died after being struck by lightning in Baglung. The incident took place at 9:00 pm on Saturday night when lightning struck the house of Chitra Bahadur BK in Pakhapani of Dhorpatan Municipality-5.

KATHMANDU, June 21: One person died due to lightning strike in Binayi Triveni Rural Municipality-1, Nawalparasi(Bardghat Susta East).

KATHMANDU, May 24: The country is presently experiencing a general influence of the Westerly low-pressure system and the local winds.

OKHALDHUNGA, April 30: A woman has died after being hit by a lighting strike. Devmaya Budhathoki, 57, of Khijidemba Rural Municipality-2 was seriously injured due to lightning strike on Saturday afternoon. She succumbed to the injuries, Police Inspector Devendra Das of District Police Office, Okhaldhunga said.

TAPLEJUNG, April 27: A child died and two others were injured in a lightning strike in Maiwakhola of the Taplejung district in eastern Nepal on Wednesday.

Three killed in lightning

June 28, 2022 13:00 pm

KANCHANPUR, June 28: Three farmers who went to the field for transplantation of paddy died due to sudden lightning on Monday.

Technology has not Defeated Geography

October 3, 2021 06:30 am

Technology has eased human lives but not defeated geography. The case of repeated casualties from lightning and thunderstorm in the Siwalik/Churia range and fewer cases of such casualties in the mountainous region is an example of how despite the emergence of 21st century technology, it has not defeated geography.

BALEWA, Sept 21: Moom Bahadur Sarki, 60, died after being struck by lightning in Jaidi of Jamini Municipality-7 of Baglung district on Monday evening.

JUMLA, Aug 25: Around 500 sheep died due to lightning in the alpine meadows of Patarasi Rural Municipality in Jumla district. The sheep belonging to local farmers Bishnu Budha, Jay Bahadur Bohora, among others, were killed when lightning struck them at Dhanakharka Masimsera under Bagjalem community forest on Monday evening.

LAHAN, June 25: Lightning has killed six people -four in Saptari and two in Makwanpur district on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, April 24: There will be generally to mostly cloudy in the eastern and central regions and partly to generally cloudy in the western region today. Brief rain accompanied with lightning, gusty winds and hail has been predicted at many places of the eastern and central regions and at a few places of the western region on Friday, according to the Meteorological Forecasting Division.

KATHMANDU, April 16: Cloudy condition will likely prevail across the country, including in the Kathmandu Valley, today due to the influence of the Westerly wind.

KATHMANDU, April 2: Two people died and eleven others sustained injuries in separate lightning incidents that occurred in Dhading and Rukum Paschim districts on Wednesday.

MYAGDI, August 18: Approximately Rs 1 million worth of sheep were killed after being struck by lightning at Khayar of Annapurna rural municipality-5 in Myagdi district, said the local people.

KATHMANDU, Aug 5: Monsoon that had remained dormant for a few days has begun raging yet again from today. According to senior meteorologist Barun Poudel of the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology, the monsoon trough has shifted towards north (Nepal), increasing a strong likelihood of a heavy rainfall across the country.

Lightning kills two in Saptari

July 23, 2019 15:05 pm

SAPTARI, July 23: Two people were killed after they were struck by a lightning coupled with thundershower in Saptari this morning.

KATHMANDU, June 26: Lightning strikes in Dang and Rupandehi districts on Tuesday evening killed at least six persons—three each in the two districts.

KATHMANDU, May 15: Different parts of the country will witness thunderstorms with lightning and rain till Thursday. Conditions will start improving across the nation from Thursday afternoon.

Eight hurt in lightning

May 13, 2019 12:47 pm

KHOTANG, May 13: Eight people were injured in a lightning coupled with hailstorm here on Sunday evening.

JANAKPUR, April 1: The death toll from the storm and lightning that devastated several villages in Bara and Parsa district has risen to at least to 28, district officials said on Monday morning.

JANAKPUR, April 1: An emergency meeting of the Provincial Government 2 is currently underway to discuss the situation after high-speed winds and lightning strikes that claimed at least 28 lives leaving over 600 injured in Bara and Parsa districts.

BARA, March 31: According to latest reports, strong storm and lightning have killed at least 25 people leaving 400 injured in Bara and Parsa on Sunday evening.

Six injured in lightning

February 17, 2019 08:52 am

BHAKTAPUR, Feb 17: Six people including some students were injured by lightning in Bhaktapur on Saturday afternoon.

Lightning claims two, three others hurt

February 9, 2019 19:55 pm

PYUTHAN, Feb. 9: Two persons died at Syauliwang Kharkhola in Naubahini Rural Municipality-1 in Pyuthan district. Three other persons were hurt while many other livestock succumbed after being struck from the lightning occurred at around 10:00 pm on Friday, police said.

Lightning safety, a neglected issue

January 31, 2019 08:09 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 31: While road and fire accidents have been drawing the attention of the general public for the large numbers of human casualties, lightning, an equally lethal cause of accident, has been a less talked about issue in Nepal.

Tremor felt in Kathmandu

January 22, 2019 14:05 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 22: A tremor measuring 3.3 on the Richter scale was felt in Kathmandu with its epicenter around the local Thapathali area late this morning.

DADELDHURA, Jan 22: A person died after being struck by lightning in Dadeldhura district today.

Woman killed by lightning

September 5, 2018 12:50 pm

ILAM, Sept 5: A woman was killed when lightning struck her here on Tuesday. The deceased is 36-year-old Kumari Yonghang of Mai Municipaity-1. She was struck by the thunder bolt while taking tea at her neighbour's house at local Palase. Yonghang had been living in a rented room at Palase.

Lightning claims girl

July 30, 2018 09:44 am

BUTWAL, July 30:  A girl died after being struck by lightning at Tilottama municipality in Rupandehi district Sunday.

SARLAHI, June 26: A minor, who fell unconscious due to lightning strike, has died while being rushed to hospital.

Lightning kills two in Tanahun

June 12, 2018 09:11 am

TANAHUN, June 12: Two women lost their lives after being struck by lightning in Tanahu district.

MAKWANPUR, Jun 8: A man died and two others sustained serious injuries in a lightning strike that struck in Gadhi rural municipality in the district on Friday afternoon.

13 injured in lightning strikes

May 25, 2018 10:42 am

DADELDHURA, May 25: At least 13 persons were injured in lightning strikes in the inner Madhes region of Dadeldhura.

KHOTANG (REPUBLICA): Earthing systems have been installed at 35 homes in Nunthala and Khilku villages of Khotang district to protect lives and property from lightning strikes.

HETAUDA, May 7: Three persons were killed when lightning struck them at Manahari rural municipality-2 and Hetauda Sub-Metropolitan City-16 in Makawanpur district on Sunday night.

SINDHULIi, April 15: A lightning strike on a transformer has disrupted power supply to various villages in the district for the past three days, forcing the locals to live in dark.

ACHHAM, April 7: A ten-month-old toddler died after being struck by lightning in Chaurpati Rural Municipality-3 in the district on Friday night.

Lightning kills two in Khotang

April 5, 2018 10:42 am

KATHMANDU, April 5: Two people were killed after they struck by a lightening in different places of Khotang.

Woman dies in lightning

March 12, 2018 13:12 pm

Morang, March 12: A woman from Letang municipality-9 in the district died while two other got injury in the lightning occurred last night.

Lightning claims woman in Taplejung

March 9, 2018 16:18 pm

TAPLEJUNG, March 9: A woman has died after being struck by lightning in Mikwakhola Rural Municipality-4.

22 soldiers injured in lightning

February 14, 2018 11:12 am

BAITADI, Feb 14: Twenty-two Nepal Army soldiers have been injured by lightning in Baitadi district.

As the art scene in Nepal thrives more today than it used to be in the past, theatre enthusiasts have been coming up with innovative and creative ideas to encourage as well as promote aspiring young talents. The 10-minute play is a genre in theatre that allows artists to express their stories within a short time-frame i.e. 10 minutes.

CAMBRIDGE, Oct17: Scientists in the United States and Europe have for the first time paired the detection of gravitational waves, the ripples in space and time predicted by Albert Einstein, with light from the same cosmic event, according to research published on Monday.