According to Air Visual, an organization based in Switzerland that collects and processes air quality data, Kathmandu ranked seventh out of almost 100 cities in the world in terms of poor air quality and polluted cities on Thursday afternoon. Last week Kathmandu was on the top in the list.
KATHMANDU, Dec 5: There is a possibility of a scanty rain today in some hilly areas across the country with partial to general weather change. It is caused by a low pressure system generated from east of Uttar Pradesh and surrounding area of Bihar in India, according to the Meteorological Forecasting Division.
KATHMANDU, Nov 15: Rainfall is forecast in most of the places of the country in the next three days due to the influence of the Westerly wind, the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology stated in its weather bulletin on Monday.
SYANGJA, Sept 24: At least five people were killed and four went missing after a massive landslide triggered by incessant downpour buried a house in Waling Municipality of Syangja district early morning Thursday.
KATHMANDU, Aug 15: Rainfall in almost all parts of the country has been predicted for the coming three days. Meteorologist at the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology, Raju Pradhanang said that the countrywide rainfall was forecast in the wake of the monsoon low pressure belt being near Nepal.
SANKHUWASABHA, July 23: As many as 104 households have been displaced after a landslide at Silichong Rural Municipality-1 of Sankhuwasabha. Chief District Officer Jivan Prasad Acharya said that 104 families from different villages including Chepchewa were at a high risk of landslides in the district.
KATHMANDU, April 26: Westerly winds active in Nepal since the past few days and the impact of local winds could lead to rainfall throughout the country. The westerly and local winds coupled with water vapour travelling from Bay of Bengal and Arab sea is leading to the continuous rainfall, says meteorologist Bibhuti Pokharel.
KATHMANDU, April 1: Rainfall with the wind has been forecasted to take place in most of the places of the country tonight night due to the impact of westerly and local wind, according to the Weather Forecasting Division. There is a possibility of rain due to the impact of local and westerly wind, said Meteorologist Ganga Nagarkoti.
KATHMANDU, Jan 9: Light rainfall has been forecast across the country including in Kathmandu Valley as well as moderate to heavy snowfall in high-hilly and mountainous areas today due to the influence of the westerly low-pressure system, according to the Meteorological Forecasting Division.
OKHALDHUNGA, Jan 5: Dozens of passengers traveling from Solukhumbu to Kathmandu via Okhaldhunga have been stranded along the highway as vehicular movement has come to a standstill due to snowfall in the region. It has been raining and snowing heavily in Solukhumbu and Okhaldunga since Friday evening. Even Kathmandu received rainfall on Thursday and Friday.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.