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.

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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