KATHMANDU, August 14: Heavy rains with thunder are likely in some places with the weather remaining generally cloudy in the country today. According to the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology, light to moderate rain with thunder and lightning is likely in some places of the country with the possibility of heavy rain with thunder and lightning at one or two places of Sudur Paschim, Lumbini, Gandaki, Bagmati and Province 1.
KATHMANDU, August 13: The Department of Hydrology and Meteorology has predicted that there will be more than average rainfall (1,462 MM) this monsoon. There has been an average rainfall since June 1 to August 11 this year, the Department said, explaining that a total of 858.5 mm rainfall has been recorded across the country during this period.
KATHMANDU, August 6: Light to moderate rainfall is likely to take place in some places of the country today. Due to the influence of the Monsoon system, there will be partial to normal change in the weather over the country, with a possibility of light to moderate rain with thunder and lightning in a few places in the hilly areas of the country, according to the Department of Water and Meteorology.
CHITWAN, August 2: About 100 houses in Gaindakot Municipality Wards 1, 2 and 4 located in Nawalparasi (Bardghat-Sustapoorva) have been flooded due to continuous rain for the past few days. Shivakant Tiwari, spokesperson for the municipality said that dozens of houses in these areas have been flooded due to the lack of long-term drainage of rainwater.
KATHMANDU, August 2: The weather is generally cloudy throughout the country today with chances of light to moderate rain accompanied by thunder and lightning at many places, according to the Meteorological Forecasting Division.
KATHMANDU, July 31: Rainfall is likely to continue in most parts of the country until coming Tuesday. Due to the active monsoon system, there is a chance of light to moderate rain with thunder and lightning in many parts of the country till next Tuesday, said meteorologist at the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology, Heera Bhattarai.
KATHMANDU, July 28: The weather will be partly to generally cloudy throughout the country with rain in most places until Saturday. Meteorologist at the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology, Ganga Nagarkoti said it would be partly to generally cloudy with chances of light to moderate rain in most places of the country until Saturday as the monsoon is currently active.
KATHMANDU, July 21: The Kathmandu Valley has been witnessing continuous rainfall since yesterday evening. The Flood Forecasting Division has asked all to be on high alert as there is a possibility of flash floods in the Godavari, Hunumante and other rivers.
KATHMANDU, July 21: It has been raining heavily in Kathmandu since morning. At present, light to moderate rain with thunder and lightning is occurring at a few places in Province 1, Madhesh Province, Bagmati Province, Gandaki Province and Lumbini Province.
KATHMANDU, July 20: There is a possibility of rainfall in most places of the country on Wednesday and Thursday, the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology said. Meteorologist Manju Basi said that there are chances of increased monsoon activity on these two days as the monsoon low pressure system is close to the Nepali territory.
BIRGUNJ, July 19: Even at the end of June, about 30,000 hectares of fields were still empty in Parsa where 80 percent of the planting should have been complete by now. About 17.5 thousand hectares of fields that had been planted with pump sets have cracks. Even though the fields that are left to be planted have been dug up and cleared, the planting has not begun yet. On the other hand, the seeds in the bed are about to dry up and perish. This year, many fields in Parsa have not witnessed planting even in the middle of the planting season.
KAILALI, July 13: Even during normal rainy days, social media is filled with the pictures of inundation in Dhangadhi. Pictures and videos of water-logged settlements are found on Facebook, Twitter, and other social networking sites. Inundation and waterlogging has become a very complex problem in Dhangadhi since 2040 BS. This is confirmed by the data released by various organizations. The problem is getting worse every year as the bodies concerned are not ready to manage Dhangadhi, which has been facing the problem of inundation and waterlogging for the past 39 years.
In Nepal, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Authority should be accommodated under the office of the head of government. Only then can the constitutional mandate of ‘establishing disaster-resilient society via concerted effort of the federal, provincial and local governments’ be achieved.
KATHMANDU, July 3: The weather will be partly to generally cloudy throughout the country today with the possibility of light to moderate rainfall in many places due to the influence of the monsoon wind, the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology said.
KATHMANDU, June 26: Heavy rains are expected in some places across the country today. According to the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology, monsoon winds are prevailing in Province 1, Madhesh, Bagmati, Gandaki, Lumbini and Karnali, while the local winds and westerly winds have a general effect in Sudur Paschim Province.
KATHMANDU, June 18: The monsoon winds are having a general effect in Province 1, Madhesh, Bagmati and Gandaki provinces currently. Other provinces have the influence of local winds and the east-west low pressure line in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar of India.
KATHMANDU, June 17: The Meteorological Forecasting Division, Department of Hydrology and Meteorology has predicted heavy rainfall in some parts of the country today due to the influence of monsoon winds, cautioning the people to remain alert to possible risks.
KATHMANDU, June 14: At a time when there is an intense demand from across the country, including the voices raised in parliament for guarantee of chemical fertilizers to the farmers in the wake of the monsoon, the Salt Trading Corporation Ltd has said it had begun importing chemical fertilizers
MUGLING, June 11: Traffic has resumed along the Aabukhaireni-Mugling road section through a single-lane road for small and big vehicles. Work is underway to widen the road at the dumping site of the road section.
KATHMANDU, June 11: This year's monsoon system has entered four provinces of the country. According to the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology, the monsoon system has entered Province 1, Madhesh, Bagmati and Gandaki.
KATHMANDU, June 5: Though the monsoon is yet to start in Nepal, pre-monsoon activities are taking place. The Meteorological Forecasting Division, Department of Hydrology and Meteorology, said the monsoon is likely to enter the country within the next two to four days.
KATHMANDU, Sept 29: There is a possibility of light to moderate rain in many parts of the country on Wednesday. Meteorologists at the Meteorological Forecasting Division (MFD) said even though there will be no heavy rainfall in the second half of the monsoon, light rainfall takes place from time to time.
KATHMANDU, Sept 28: According to the Meteorological Forecasting Division, there is a possibility of light to moderate rainfall with thunder and lightning in various places across the country on Tuesday.
KATHMANDU, Sept 6: The nightlong downpour on Sunday has left various roads inside the Kathmandu Valley waterlogged. The roadways around the Soltimode area, eastern areas of the Narayanhiti Palace and Annapurna Chowk have been submerged by last night’s rainfall.
KATHMANDU, August 27: The monsoon, which has been active for the past few days, is expected to weaken from Saturday. The effects of monsoon activity will be less as the low pressure line will move slightly down from tonight.
Kathmandu, July 25: Lack of proper drainage and incessant rain has left many parts of the Kathmandu valley waterlogged. Although the water levels in the rivers inside the valley are decreasing, settlements have been waterlogged due to the lack of proper drainage inside the Valley.