KATHMANDU, Dec 16: The Ministry of Health and Population has urged one and all to observe precautions as cold has increased across the country including the Kathmandu Valley.

The exposure to workers is metallic vapor inhalation and dermal absorption as they directly handle mercury in the workplace, often without necessary Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). The bio monitoring of mercury among 20 metal-plating female workers in the Patan area of Lalitpur revealed very high levels of mercury exposure.

TOKYO, Oct 20 : European and Japanese space agencies said an Ariane 5 rocket successfully lifted a spacecraft carrying two probes into orbit Saturday for a joint mission to Mercury, the closest planet to the sun.

SARLAHI, July 22: Exposure to excessive heat especially during the daytime has challenged the survival of people living in various parts of tarai.

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.

UDAYAPUR, June 4: With the arrival of summer, water crisis in Katari of Udayapur has deepened. Though water was always scarce in Katari market and nearby areas, even drinking water has become a challenge now.

Manang's mercury drops to minus 16

January 8, 2018 10:22 am

MANANG, Jan 8: Manang district's temperature has dropped to as low as minus 16 degree Celsius so far, said the Metrological Forecasting Division. With the mercury plummeting, life in the district has been affected largely.

KATHMANDU, Jan 7: Kathmandu valley has recorded the coldest day of this year so far with the temperature recorded at zero degree Celsius on Sunday morning.

Dipping mercury cripples Tarai life

December 20, 2017 03:45 am

RAUTAHAT, Dec 20: With the sudden dip in temperature, thick fog has started blanketing various parts of Rautahat and other districts in the Tarai crippling the normal life.

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BAITADI, April 2: With the rise in the mercury, the drinking water problem has resurfaced in Baitadi creating unwarranted difficulties for the locals.

KATHMANDU, Jan 1: Westerly winds from the Mediterranean sea has led to a sudden dip in temperature in various parts of the country, including in the capital.

KATHMANDU, Nov 6: The intensity of cold has increased across the country as opposed to last year, with the atmosphere effects being the main reason, said the Meteorological Forecasting Division.