KATHMANDU, Mar 1: The winter rain and snowfall that started from Tuesday night ended Thursday. However, the western and eastern hills will be partially cloudy till Friday and Saturday, according to the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology (DoHM).

HETAUDA, Feb 28: The transport service between Kathmandu and Hetauda has come to a halt since early this morning due to incessant rainfall with snow.

MUSTANG, Feb 24:  Transport in the Upper Mustang has remained affected for past one month as mass of snow has covered the roadway.

KATHMANDU, Feb 8: Winter rain and snowfall caused by westerly winds starting Wednesday night will continue until Saturday.

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Snowfall affects life in Humla

December 13, 2018 11:26 am

HUMLA, Dec. 13: Snowfall occurred in different parts of Humla since last night has affected the normal life in district. Limi, Muchu, Tilgaun and other villages in the northern belt in the district have received snowfall since last midnight, affecting the normal life and movements of the people, according to Ratna Bhandari, a journalist working in the site.

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.

DOLPA, May 3: A fresh census of snow leopard has begun in Dolpa. According to Shey-Phoksundo National Park of Dolpa, the census is taking place with financial support from the World Wildlife Fund for Nature (WWF).

May 30 is not only her birthday for 25-year-old, Dongaala, she shares she looks forward to it because it’s the time of the year she knows she will be on the road. Regardless of work or obligations, she has been making sure that is the case for the past three years now and her intention to continue the tradition is strong this year too.

HUMLA, March 22: The first day of Secondary School Examination (SEE) started from today at 8:00 AM. Six exam centres were allocated for nine hundred and sixty five SEE candidates.

SOLUKHUMBU, March 3: The main season of snow usually begins from the last week of January or the first week of February in the Khumbu area of Solukhumbu district. But this year, snow came late and it was less than usual. Much to the surprise of the locals, snowfall was not even enough to cover the mountains surrounding the area.

Rara attracts tourists enjoying snow

February 15, 2018 07:43 am

MUGU, Feb 15: As it has been snowing in Mugu for the past one week, the district's tourist attraction Rara Lake has drawn hundreds of domestic and foreign tourists of late. Playing in the snow with the place's serene beauty in the background is a major attraction for them.

Westerly wind brings snow in Nepal

January 24, 2018 10:08 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 24: Unexpected snowfall in mountainous regions of the country is due to westerly wind that entered Nepal yesterday. Across the country, there has been snowfall in mountainous regions of Manag, Mustang, Jumla and Humla, Dolakha. Parts of the southern plains saw hailstorms after rainfall. Kathmandu valley also is experiencing rainfall since early morning.

Heavy snow affects arrivals at Davos

January 23, 2018 14:40 pm

DAVOS, Jan 23: The global economy and geopolitical tensions are taking a back seat to a more immediate problem at this year's Davos summit of political and business leaders: heavy snow is burying the venue.

Experiencing snow in Nepal

January 5, 2018 09:39 am

Building a snowman and having a snowball fight are what we often find ourselves wistfully dreaming of when we see pictures of our friends and family settled in places where snowfall is common during winters doing just that.

POKHARA, June 28: Mahesh Serchan recently lost his 15 yaks in a single day leopard. The wild beast had hunted his cattle even earlier. But this was the first time he lost so many cattle in a go. It has left the local of Kowang village of Thasang Village Municipality completely devastated. “How would I recover now? They were my most valuable assets,” he lamented. “Snow leopard has victimized us repeatedly,” he added.

Snow and hailstorm in Panchthar

March 18, 2017 11:27 am

PAANCHTHAR, March 18: Paanchthar's normal life was given an unusual weather-triggered brake after snow and hail storm on Friday.

LAMJUNG (Besisahar), March 14: The Army and Police forces have been mobilized to smoothly operate snow-disrupted vehicular movement in Manang – a trans-Himalayan district.

Jumla has been affected by snow fall from Friday morning. The snow fall has been preceded by two consecutive rainy days.

JUMLA, Jan 30: Snow-fed irrigation ponds installed in Jumla district have managed to collect considerable amount of snow due to the recent snowfall. Farmers would be able to use the pond for irrigation purpose.

Int'l workshop on snow leopard starts

January 18, 2017 00:10 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 18: With an objective to share knowledge and increase management planning capacity for snow leopard range countries, a two-day workshop 'Global Snow Leopard and Ecosystem Protection Program (GSLEP) has kicked off in Kathmandu on Tuesday.

Karnali under snow cover

January 8, 2017 10:13 am

JUMLA, Jan 8: The Karnali region is witnessing intense snowfall from early in the morning which has put normal life out of gear with plummeting temperature.

DHADING, Jan 2: Areas in the rural northern part of the district have received snowfall and hailstorm.

MYAGDI, Jan 1: Mustang district has received snowfall since Sunday afternoon. Life has been hit hard following the snowfall in all 16 VDCs of the district including Jomsom, the district headquarters.

The Algerian town of Ain Sefra, deep in the dry, hot Sahara desert was hit by a freak snowfall on December 19. It’s the first time snow has fallen in the region in 37 years.

KATHMANDU, Oct 24: Nepal has been losing a number of snow leopards mostly to poaching and retaliatory killings, according to a recently published report of TRAFFIC, a wildlife trade monitoring network.

KATHMANDU, Oct 22: The government is all set to bring in a new Snow Leopard Conservation Action Plan for Nepal, aimed at safeguarding one of the most endangered wildlife species in a more effective way.

Mustang records 17 snow leopards

August 1, 2016 11:08 am

MUSTANG, Aug 1: A total of 17 snow leopards have been found at the trans-Himalayan district of Mustang.