Bearing the brunt

September 5, 2019 01:25 am

Nearly 70 people died due to a monsoon landslide in Myanmar’s Mon State. According to officials, the landslide took place when the mountain side of Ma-lat mountain collapsed due to heavy rainfall in Paung township in early hours of August 9. The remains of the collapse buried residents, houses and vehicles, reports said.

Below average rainfall in Pokhara

August 20, 2019 07:32 am

POKHARA, August 20: Pokhara otherwise known for frequent rainy weather has witnessed poor rainfall this year.

POKHARA, Aug 7: Rains are not frequent in Mustang. The Himalayan ranges are known for sparse rainfalls.

Water flow rises in Mahakali

August 6, 2019 14:25 pm

KANCHANPUR, Aug 6: Water flow in the Mahakali River is on the rise following the incessant rainfall since Monday night.

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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.

KATHMANDU, Aug 4: The Meteorological Forecasting Division has said most parts of the country will witness heavy rainfall for the next three days.

SARLAHI, July 22: Most of the southern areas of Sarlahi including the district headquarters Malangawa are prone to inundation every year during the monsoon. Many villages in southern areas of the district still remain submerged by the heavy rainfall on July 11.

Triyuga bridge starts to collapse

July 17, 2019 14:15 pm

GAIGHAT, July 17: Eastern part of a concrete bridge of Triyuga river in Gaighat along Gaighat-Kadmaha road section has now started collapsing following the incessant rainfall and flood that took place for four days continuously.

KATHMANDU, July 15: Landslides triggered by continuous downpour since last Thursday have disrupted vehicular movement along all the highways in the country.

Rainfall shifts to western Nepal

July 14, 2019 08:15 am

KATHMANDU, July 14: Rainfall has shifted toward the western and mid-western plains of the country from Saturday, according to Min Kumar Aryal, a meteorologist at the Meteorological Forecasting Division.

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SAPTARI, July 12: The torrential rainfall occurred for two days flooded the Saptakoshi River. Owing to the rising level of the River, red flag is placed on the Koshi Barrage, signaling the alert. Among 56 sluice gates, 23 are opened owing to the warning level.

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KATHMANDU, July 12: Meteorological Forecasting Division under Department of Hydrology and Meteorology (DHM) has issued an alert warning along with advisory for the next 24 hours across the country.

KATHMANDU, July 12: Singha Durbar, the country's administrative hub, has also been affected due to the incessant rainfall since Thursday night.

NEPALGUNJ, July 10: Several wards of the Nepalgunj Sub-metropolitan City have been inundated because of its dysfunctional sewerage system and heavy rainfall in the recent days.

RASUWA, July 9: The Syafrubesi-Rasuwagadhi road section of the Galchhi-Trishuli-Rasuwagadhi highway has been obstructed due to the landslide triggered by incessant rainfall since Tuesday morning.

RASUWA, July 8: Flood triggered by torrential rainfall has obstructed the road connecting Rasuwagadhi border with the rest of the country.

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MUMBAI, July 2: Monsoon rains caused wall collapses that killed 27 people in India on Tuesday, as the second day of bad weather disrupted rail and air traffic in the financial capital Mumbai, prompting officials to shut schools and offices, though markets were open.

KATHMANDU, June 29: With the monsoon active throughout the country, rainfall occurred in most places of the country. The Meteorological Forecasting Division has said some parts in the eastern region will see heavy rainfall, while the central and hilly areas witness light and medium rainfall.

Heavy downpour inundates Nepalgunj

June 24, 2019 10:41 am

NEPALGUNJ, June 24: Torrential rainfall on Sunday inundated various parts of Nepalgunj Metropolitan City. The heavy downpour resulted in waterlogged streets at Gharbaritole, Dhambojhi, Surkhetroad, Belaspur, New Road, Ganeshpur, Bankegaun, Koreanpur, Bhrikutinagar, Sadarline among other places as the accumulated water could not get an outlet to flow.

NEW DELHI, June 8: India’s annual monsoon, which delivers about 70 percent of the country’s rainfall, officially arrived on the coast of southern Kerala state on Saturday, the weather office said, a week later than usual.

Rainfall predicted for three days

May 30, 2019 17:16 pm

KATHMANDU, May 30: The Meteorological Forecasting Division (MFD) has predicted partly cloudy weather and rainfall, from light to moderate, for three continuous days in Kathmandu Valley as well as to other parts of the country.

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KATHMANDU, May 13: The weather has become cloudy throughout the country due to the effect of the low pressure system in the west and there is a possibility of rain accompanied by thunder in some places.

KATHMANDU, May 11: Meteorological Forecasting Division has said the country is likely to witness brief to moderate rainfall in the western and eastern hilly region owing to the Westerly wind.

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KATHMANDU, April 21: The Weather Forecasting Division of the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology has said that most of the parts of the country would witness thunderstorm and light rainfall for the next three days.

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KATHMANDU, April 6: The weather on Saturday seems to be mostly cloudy throughout the country with rainfall, while there is a chance of light to moderate snowfall at some places of the high mountainous region according to the Meteorological Forecasting Division (MFD).

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KATHMANDU, March 30: The Meteorological Forecasting Division has predicted brief rainfall with thunders in most of places across the country including the Kathmandu Valley due to the impact of low-pressure westerly wind.

KATHMANDU, March 29: There will be a weather change and possibility of rain in different parts of the country in the next three days. This is a result of the impact of the westerly low pressure system, said the Weather Forecasting Division.

Rainfall with thunderstorm

March 26, 2019 22:04 pm

KATHMANDU, March 26: Majority of the parts of the country including Kathmandu valley experienced rainfall with thunderstorm, due to the effect of the westerly winds today.

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KATHMANDU, March 25: Light rainfall is likely to occur in most parts of the country including the Kathmandu valley with cloudy weather due to the influence of the Westerly wind.

Westerly wind brings brief rainfall

March 19, 2019 18:06 pm

KATHMANDU, March 19: The Meteorological Forecasting Division has said some parts of the hilly region across the country witnesses brief rainfall with thunder.

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KATHMANDU, Feb 28: The westerly winds are likely to bring sporadic and heavy rainfall on Friday and Saturday respectively, the department of hydrology and meteorology said.

KATHMANDU, Feb 17: Most parts of the country today have partly cloudy sky due to the impact of westerly wind, and thundershowers have been predicted at one or two places of the western region late this afternoon, the Meteorological Forecasting Division.

FEB 14: 6 things to know by 6 PM today

February 14, 2019 18:00 pm

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The western wind that brought three days of rainfall and snowfall across the country from February 7 to February 9 will occur once again, according to the Division of the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology.

Fourth-grader writes to PM to build road

February 10, 2019 15:10 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 10: A fourth-grader has written a letter to Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli and requested the government to repair a road at Ochu Height, Imadol.

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February 9, 2019 18:40 pm

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Feb 9: 6 things to know by 6 PM today

February 9, 2019 18:00 pm

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KATHMANDU, Feb 9: Nepal-China cross-border trade via Rasuwagadhi has been affected due to incessant rain and snowfall since Saturday morning.

KATHMANDU, Feb 9: Hill stations around the Kathmandu Valley including Chandragiri, Fulchowki and Shivapuri have witnessed heavy snowfalls on Saturday morning.

Feb 7: 6 things to know by 6 PM today

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