KATHMANDU, Oct 26: The weather will be partly to generally cloudy in the hilly areas of the country today with chances of light to moderate rain at some places due to the influence of the westerly low pressure system.

Jayprithvi Highway obstructed

October 19, 2021 09:18 am

BAJHANG, Oct 19: Vehicular movement along the Jayprithvi Highway has been disrupted due to the obstruction caused by the landslide.

KATHMANDU, Oct 18: The weather has changed in many parts of the country since Saturday night. Due to the low-pressure system built in the area around Odisha in India and the influence of the westerly winds, there was rain in many parts of the country.

SINDHUPALCHOK, OCT 17: The heavy rainfall on Saturday night damaged the temporary motorway that was built at Melamchi-Indrawati after the multiple floods since June 15 swept away the infrastructure in the area.

KATHMANDU, Oct 5: There is a possibility of light to moderate rain in the country this Dashain, according to meteorologists.

KATHMANDU, Sept 30: There is a possibility of rain in most parts of the country including Kathmandu Valley on Thursday.

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 7: The Kathmandu Valley received record breaking 121.5 mm of rain between 1 am and 8:45 am on Monday. On average, Kathmandu receives 199.08 mm of rainfall in September. “This is historic rain as these types of rains are very rare,” said senior meteorologist Nirajan Sapkota. The Valley had received 84.03 mm of rain on September 12, 2008.

KATHMANDU, September 1: The weather is expected to be partly to generally cloudy in most parts of the country with chances of light rainfall in some places this afternoon.

Weather to improve from Saturday

August 27, 2021 11:06 am

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, August 15: Paddy plantation is completed on 97.89 percent of the paddy acreage of 1.37 million hectares this rainy season, which is close to the last year’s plantation area.

KATHMANDU, July 14: The weather will be partly to generally cloudy today due to the influence of monsoon wind. Similarly, light to moderate rainfall is likely at most places due to this.

KATHMANDU, July 9: There is a possibility of light to moderate rain in many parts of the country, according to the Meteorological Forecasting Division.

KATHMANDU, July 8: Light to moderate rainfall is expected to occur at most parts of the country today.

ITAHARI, July 4: Incessant rains in Province 1 have resulted into the inundation of more than 300 homes mainly in two eastern Terai districts.

KATHMANDU, July 3: There is a possibility of heavy rain with thunder and lightning in Province 1, Province 2, Bagmati Province and Gandaki Province today.

KATHMANDU, June 30: The Meteorological Forecasting Division (MFD) has predicted heavy rainfall in Nepal for the next three days.

KATHMANDU, June 28: Heavy rainfall is predicted in the eastern and central parts of the country starting Wednesday making the monsoon more active thereafter.

The division also urged one and all, especially those living near rivers and hills to stay alert as the rainfall is likely to trigger landslides and flash floods.

KATHMANDU, June 25: Most parts of the country are expected to witness rain today, according to the Meteorological Forecasting Division.

KATHMANDU, June 10: Monsoon is expected to enter Nepal from the east in a few days. The monsoon has already developed in the Bay of Bengal and it is heading towards Nepal, the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology said.

MANANG, May 29: A massive flood triggered by incessant rainfall for the past few days has inundated human settlements in Ghatte Khola of Chame Rural Municipality-3 in Manang district.

KATHMANDU, May 27: Light and moderate rainfall is expected to last for the next three days, according to Nepal Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Authority (NDRRMA). Most parts of the country will see rainfall till Saturday.

LALITPUR: Mangal Bazaar of Lalitpur on Friday afternoon was flooded with rainwater, turning every street into a stream. People struggled to cross roads in the area as the flooded water brought derbies and garbage along the streets.

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, April 1: Air pollution has been reduced to some extent due to the rainfall that occurred in the hilly areas of the country including the Kathmandu Valley on Wednesday evening.

Kathmandu, Feb 13: The westerly wind is likely to cause rainfall and snowfall in some places of upper hilly and mountainous belt across the country today.

KATHMANDU, Feb 8: Meteorologists had expected that temperature across the country would rise following the first spell of winter rainfall on Friday and Saturday last week.

KATHMANDU, Feb 2: The weather will be cloudy throughout the country from Thursday to Saturday with chances of precipitation in many places, according to the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology.

Rain ruins bricks worth Rs 40 million

January 5, 2021 14:19 pm

KAILALI, Jan 5: The rainfall of Sunday evening has caused a loss of Rs 40 million to 65 brick factories operating in Kailali and Kanchanpur.

KATHMANDU, Dec 12: Partial to generally cloudy weather throughout the country has been predicted along with chances of light rainfall and snowfall at some places.

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 27: As the weather has changed due to westerly wind, light rainfall is likely to occur in several parts of the country on Friday.

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, Sept 18: The country received 240 percent more rainfall during this monsoon. Some places in particular have recorded 200mm of rainfall as well.

KATHMANDU, Aug 21: The Meteorological Forecasting Division has predicted light to heavy rainfall in the afternoon and evening on Friday.

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.

KATHMANDU, July 28: Rainfall is taking place in most places of the country with the monsoon becoming active again.

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, July 21: With the monsoon wind getting active, most parts of the country have been witnessing heavy rainfall for the last few days.

KATHMANDU, July 20: Nepal will see heavy rainfall across the country for the next five days.

Rainfall likely for next three days

April 26, 2020 14:54 pm

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.

Forecast of Rain with wind

April 1, 2020 18:14 pm

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.

BHAKTAPUR, Jan 19: Hundred and thousands number of bricks that were readied to be baked in altogether 62 brick kilns at Bhaktapur have been damaged by the incessant rainfall in the past two days.

KATHMANDU, Jan 18: Continuous rainfall coupled with heavy snowfall on Friday crippled normal life in the hill districts across the country.

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.

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.