KATHMANDU, Feb 7: Helambu Rural Municipality in Sindhupalchowk district, which is located some 80 kilometers away from the federal capital of the country, looks alluring and mesmerizing as it is currently blanketed in heavy snowfall.
POKHARA, Feb 6: Following heavy snowfall in Manang district, human mobility has been restricted as most of the roads and paths have been blanketed with a thick layer of snow. The District Administration Office of Manang has mobilized teams of security personnel to clear the paths in Chame, the district headquarters.
PHINGLING, Jan 22: People at Ghunsa village of Phattanglung Rural Municipality-6 in Taplejung district have left the settlement to avoid the cold in the wake of snowfall. Seven households left their homes and reached Kathmandu, while four others shifted to district headquarter Phungling bazar.
HUMLA, Jan 4: Snowfall in different parts of Humla has crippled normal life in the district. Various villages in the northern belt in the district have witnessed snowfall since Sunday midnight, affecting people’s movement and their daily activities.
KATHMANDU, Nov 26: The sky at most of the places of the country will remain partly to generally cloudy while some places of high-hilly and mountainous areas will experience light snowfall on Thursday due to the influence of the Westerly wind.
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.
DOTI, Jan 16: Poaching of wild animals has gone rampant in highlands of Doti district following the start of snowfall. Although exact data of wild animals poached since the beginning of snowfall this winter season is not available, local people claimed that the number is higher.
KATHMANDU, Jan 14: Some places in the high hilly and mountainous areas in the western part of the country will likely get light to moderate rain and snowfall due to the influence of the Westerly low-pressure system, the Meteorological Forecasting Division said.
KATHMANDU, Jan 13: Light to moderate snowfall and rain is likely to occur in the high-hilly and mountainous areas in most of the places of the western region of the country with cloudy conditions from Monday afternoon due to the influence of the westerly low-pressure system.
DHANGADHI, Jan 10: The hill districts of Sudur Paschim Province witnessed snowfall for the third time in this season. The snowfall has disrupted internet services in some parts of the region since last Thursday.
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.
DADELDHURA, Jan 9: Heavy snowfall has taken place in high altitude areas of Sudur Paschim state for the third time this year. Main highways have been obstructed and normal life has been affected due to snowfall.
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.
KATHMANDU, Jan 4: Continuous rain coupled with snowfall have crippled life in hill districts across the country. Hill districts from east to west have been witnessing snowfall since the last two days. Snowfall has obstructed vehicular movement in Karnali and Sudur Paschim provinces. Likewise, domestic flights to the districts have stopped due to the snowfall.
KATHMANDU, Jan 3: The Meteorological Forecasting Division has predicted rain in most parts of the country today due to the effects of the westerly low-pressure wind. The Division has also said that there is possibility of the snowfall in high hills and mountainous regions in the country.
BAITADI, Jan 2: High-hilly areas of Baitadi district have witnessed snowfall from Wednesday night. Snowfall has taken place at different places including Khodpe, Shreebhawar, Dholyamod and Sigasdhura in the district.
DADELDHURA, Dec 18: Snowfall in Sudur Paschim Province has affected normal life in the region. The snowfall, which started from Friday, has disrupted electricity supply and internet connectivity, and blocked highways in the region. As there is no internet connectivity, banks and financial institutions (BFIs) have failed to provide banking services to their customers.
DOTI, Dec 16: Heavy snowfall and dipping mercury in Khaptad area has put the wildlife there at the risk of survival. As they move down to warmer areas in the human settlements to avoid the extreme cold, they turn vulnerable, according to Khaptad National Park authorities, who state that the mercury has dipped to minus six degree Celsius in the high hills. The jungles and pasture lands have received over two feet thick snow. It has been raining here since Wednesday.
JUMLA, Dec 16: Heavy snowfall in the high hills of the Karnali region since Thursday evening has brought the air service to a complete halt. All the four airports of Karnali -- Jumla, Dolpa, Humla and Mugu airports -- remain closed. There is over a feet of snow on the runway of the airports.
OKHALDUNGA, Dec 15: Snowfall in the high hills in Okhaldunga has affected normal life in the district. Children, elderly people and cattle have been severely hit, according to Harikumar Magar, chairperson of the management committee of Grace Academy at Thade village. “Schools have been closed. The weather has fallen very hard on kids, elderly people as well as cattle,” he said.
HUMLA, March 26: Snowfall has occurred here again in the second week of Chait, leading to a dip in temperature and causing problem to the students who are appearing in the Secondary Education Examination (SEE) that is underway.
MUSTANG, March 10: Hundreds of sheep and mountain goat died in upper Mustang after the recent heavy snowfall. At least 450 sheep and mountain goats died in Chumjung of Lomanthang Rural Municipality alone as some were buried under the thick snow and many others starved to death when the snow covered the grass in the meadows.