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.
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, 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.