BAJURA, July 6: Normal life in Bajura district has been affected due to the incessant rainfall since some days. The risk of landslides has greatly increased in settlements located on steep hillsides and the transport service has been knocked off  due to the obstruction of roads.

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, March 6: The match between Nepal and Singapore under the ACC Eastern Regional T-20 Cricket Championship had to be cancelled without even going for the toss. The game to take place in Bnagkok, Thailand was called off after the pitch became unfit for play due to rain.

KATHMANDU, Jan 3: Tribhuvan International Airport, the country's only international airport has remained closed since today afternoon resulting in the disruption of several international and domestic flights owing to poor weather.

KATHMANDU, Jan 3: The Meteorological Forecasting Division has predicted rain in most parts of the country today due to the effects of the westerly low-pressure wind. The Division has also said that there is possibility of the snowfall in high hills and mountainous regions in the country.

VENICE, Italy, Nov 18 : Venice was hit Sunday by a record third exceptional tide in the same week while other parts of Italy struggled with a series of weather woes, from rain-swollen rivers to high winds to an out-of-season avalanche.

Landslide kills child in Kavre

September 18, 2019 14:47 pm

KAVRE, Sept 18: A child was buried by a landslide along with a shop at Panchakhal municipality-4 in Kavrepalanchowk this morning.

BRASILIA, Aug 27: Weak rainfall is unlikely to extinguish a record number of fires raging in Brazil’s Amazon anytime soon, with pockets of precipitation through September 10 expected to bring only isolated relief, according to weather data and two experts.

LONDON, August 14: Rain looked set to wash out the first day of the second Ashes test at Lord’s on Wednesday, without a ball bowled as of the scheduled lunch break and a grim weather forecast clouding the outlook for action later in the day.

Rainy season health woes

August 2, 2019 08:02 am

The rainy season brings about a plethora of infections and diseases that range from indigestion and skin irritations to fever and flu. While staying indoors and away from rain and human contact is the best way to prevent all of these conditions, that isn’t a practical solution. Here, Dr Saroj Ghimire, physician at Swastha Health Clinic, talks to The Week about how we can prevent and cure some health problems that are common this season.

Rain disrupts domestic flights

July 24, 2019 14:35 pm

KATHMANDU, July 24: Domestic flights have been affected today due to bad weather. Air service has been affected at most of the airports due to incessant rainfall from early this morning.

KATHMANDU, July 23: The Meteorological Forecasting Division has said most parts of the country will witness rainfall on Wednesday and Thursday.

KATHMANDU, July 22: Moderate to heavy rain has been forecast throughout the country for the next three days as monsoon trough is presently based in the southern region of Nepal.

RUKUM, July 16: Some years back Rukum residents used to get excited with the construction of roads in their surrounding. They thought the roads would improve transportation services in the area and change the face of their area.

GORKHA, July 15: The asphalt of the recently-blacktopped roads in the remote areas of Gorkha district has come off due to the heavy rainfall for the past few days.

KATHMANDU, July 14: At least 43 people have been killed and 24 others are missing following landslides and flooding triggered by incessant monsoon rain in the central and eastern parts of the country.

RAUTAHAT, July 13: Gaur municipality in Rautahat district has been inundated by flood waters that accumulated after the embankment built in the area bordering India blocked their flow.

KATHMANDU, July 13: At least 21 people have been killed and eight others have gone missing due to floods and landslides triggered by the incessant rain for the past three days in eastern and central parts of the country. Thousands of people in the flood-affected places in different parts of the country have been relocated to safer areas, according to police.

Four killed in Valley

July 13, 2019 07:06 am

KATHMANDU, July 13: Four persons were killed in the Kathmandu Valley as houses collapsed on Friday due to continuous rain from Thursday evening.

ATHENS, July 11: Six foreign nationals, including two children, were killed and more than 100 other people injured after gale-force winds, rain and hailstorms struck northern Greece late on Wednesday, uprooting trees and collapsing roofs, authorities said.

MANCHESTER, July 9: New Zealand had reached 211 for five wickets after 46.1 overs against India when rain stopped play in the first semi-final of the Cricket World Cup at Old Trafford on Tuesday.

SINDHUPALCHWOK, July 8: Two construction workers went missing while two others sustained injuries due to floods triggered by incessant rainfall in Sindhupalchok district on Saturday night.

MUMBAI, July 3: Heavy monsoon rains caused the breach of a small dam in western India, washing away dozens of homes and killing at least six people with 18 missing, a government official said on Wednesday.

We experience all types of weather in Kathmandu. Many of us are fair-weather cyclists and for good reason. When it’s wet, riding gets messy. When bad weather strikes, you can still get on the bike with just a few modifications.

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Monsoon enters Nepal

June 21, 2019 04:30 am

KATHMANDU, June 21: The annual monsoon, which brings the season for paddy cultivation in the country, has officially entered Nepal on Thursday, according to Meteorological Forecasting Division (MFD). This is almost 10 days late than normal.

SHANGHAI, June 11: Thousands of people have been stranded and at least five killed amid torrential rain throughout central and southern China, with authorities bracing themselves for at least another four days of downpours, state media reported on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, June 10: Monsoon particularly begins in Nepal from the first week of June. But this time, it has not appeared till June 10.

PARIS, June 8: The French Open women’s final was delayed on Saturday after the men’s semi-final between Novak Djokovic and Dominic Thiem was interrupted by rain.

Heavy downpours!

June 7, 2019 11:00 am

I mean, who doesn't love when it rains! I just love it. I don't exactly remember when i realized i was so much fascinated with rain and everything that it has to offer.

When Rain Falls For Dust

May 26, 2019 13:36 pm

Dear dust, Let's become what human, Wish to be with their loved one Two souls in a body.

KATHMANDU, May 16: The weather will remain partly to generally cloudy across the country including in Kathmandu valley with chances of brief thundershower due to the western low-pressure system, the Meteorological Forecasting Division has stated.

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.

Surviving a rainy day

April 26, 2019 09:08 am

Of late, the weather has been quite unpredictable. It’s usually bright and sunny when you head out and then a couple of hours later it starts pouring cats and dogs. This makes it difficult to plan your day and get things done. But a little bit of foresight can help you deal with rainy days and not let it mess your schedule. Here we tell you how.

Westerly wind brings rain again

April 9, 2019 11:15 am

KATHMANDU, April 9: It is the westerly wind that has triggered raining in most of the parts of the country, including Kathmandu Valley since this early morning.

Hey! Rain

March 27, 2019 09:05 am

The hidden world inside the drops of water down pouring happiness into our life All the way from sky to earth It has been dived

I AM RAIN

March 7, 2019 12:45 pm

From the sky, like shower I fall Tap-tap-tap, I dance with ostrich tall Long I dance in a river where I flow Under the sun that burns with glow.

KATHMANDU, Feb 24: Yet again, rain in most of the places across the country and the snowfall in some places have been predicted today due to influence of the westerly wind, according to the Meteorological Forecasting Division.

BAITADI, Jan 24: Power supply has been obstructed in Baitadi district for the past four days due to wind, rain and snowfall.

Cyclone Phethai causes chilly days

December 17, 2018 12:52 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 17: Cloudy skies and light rain and snowfall at a few places across the country have been forecast today due to the impact of cyclone Phethai originated from the south-west area of the Bay of Bengal.

KATHMANDU, DEC 1: The Meteorological Forecasting Division has said that some parts of the hilly region in the country would receive partial to normal rainfall in the coming three days.

NUWAKOT, Nov 25: The students of an earthquake-ravaged school in Nuwakot have been braving the unforgiving cold of winter, the scorching heat of summer and the torrential rainfall of monsoon.

PARADISE, Nov 19: The search for remains of victims of the devastating Northern California wildfire has taken on new urgency as rain in the forecast could complicate those efforts while also bringing relief to firefighters on the front lines.

KATHMANDU, Nov 14 : Isolated rain is likely to occur today at few places of the western hilly region with partly to generally cloudy condition.

Rain

September 30, 2018 08:16 am

Rain, rain, O my dear rain! You come down on water train, And make everyone smile, In such a lovely style,

DHADING, Sept 2: The Prithivi Highway in Dhadhing section gets obstructed almost on a daily basis these days. As soon as it rains, debris of mud and soil get collected along the highway, obstructing vehicular movement at various places.

KATHMANDU, July 31: The virtual finale between Nepal and the Netherlands ended with a no-result after 16.4 overs as rain kept intermitting Nepal’s first T20 International match in three years at the Lord’s Cricket Ground in London on Sunday.

DANG, July 22: Farmers here have worshiped the Bhumebarma god after the area has failed to receive rain even as the time is nearing towards the end of monsoon.

SHANGHAI, July 14: Heavy rain and thunderstorms are wreaking havoc across China, with floods along major rivers destroying bridges, blocking roads and railways and forcing thousands of residents to evacuate, state media reported on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, July 12: Rain is the forecast throughout the country, according to an alert published by the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology. According to the alert, major rivers and rivulets are likely to swell and trigger early warnings.