PHUNGLING, May 3: Highlands in Taplejung received a snowfall coupled with rains on Monday and Tuesday. Ghunsa, Phale, Olangchung Gola and Yanga of Phaktanglung rural municipality witnessed the snowfall. According to Tasi Chhiring Sherpa of Ghunsa, the snowfall occurred in the area last night, too.

KATHMANDU, April 1: There has been snowfall in Chandragiri hills in Kathmandu.

Pathibhara area sees snowfall

March 21, 2023 11:23 am

FUNGLING, March 21: Taplejung's popular tourist destination, Pathibhara area, has witnessed snowfall twice in the session. Snowfall has occurred with rainfall since last night.

KATHMANDU, Feb 10: Chances of a snowfall are likely today in the hilly and mountainous regions of Karnali and Sudur Paschim (Far Western) provinces, according to the Meteorological Forecasting Division of the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology.

Snowfall delights farmers in Jumla

January 27, 2023 13:30 pm

JUMLA, Jan 27: The farmers of Jumla are happy as the place has witnessed snowfall for two consecutive days. Farmers are happy because the snowfall is good for the winter crops and apple plants.

KATHMANDU, Jan 24: Heavy snowfall in Karnali Province has disrupted air services in the mountainous districts including Jumla.

Light snowfall likely in hilly areas

December 29, 2022 10:30 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 29: The influence of westerly wind is likely to cause partial to general changes in the mountainous belt and bring light snowfall in the hilly areas of the Province-1 and Sudurpaschim Province.

Snowfall takes its toll in Gorkha

October 7, 2022 09:04 am

GORKHA, Oct 7: Snowfall has taken its toll in the northern side of Gorkha district. It has been informed that snowfall occurred in the Samagaun area of the northern side of the district, said Superintendent of Police Kedar Khanal. "Snowfall occurred on Thursday afternoon. It has crippled normal life," he said.

GORKHA, Feb 8: Two children of Barpak who went to play in the snow have been out of contact for the past five days. Saila Ghale, 16, of Barpak Sulikot Rural Municipality-1 and Karan Ghale of the same age of Ward Number 2 who went to Laprak five days ago have been missing.

KATHMANDU, Feb 7: Five people of the same family who went missing while going to play in the snow at Chandragiri on February 6 have been rescued successfully.

SOLU, Feb 6: The Siddhicharan highway remains blocked for the past three days due to heavy snowfall. The highway has been closed due to heavy snowfall in the upper part of Solukhumbu since last Thursday night.

Snowfall cripples life in Jumla

February 5, 2022 19:05 pm

KHALANGA, Feb 5: Life of the people in upper Karnali districts including Jumla has been crippled due to snowfall since Thursday night. As a result, people in the district have been affected in various ways.

POKHARA, Feb 5: Communication with the Himalayan district of Manang has resumed after almost 50 hours. The region had been out of contact with the rest of the country due to the heavy snowfall that disrupted internet service in the region.

KATHMANDU, Feb 5: Home Minister Bal Krishna Khand has directed the officials concerned to provide relief to the families of the three people who died due to strong winds in the Terai and the people affected by the snowfall in the high hilly and mountainous districts.

KATHMANDU, Feb 4: The Westerly low pressure system is likely to influence the weather till the next few days, according to the Meteorological Forecasting Division.

MAKWANPUR, Feb 4: Heavy snowfall taking place at Simbhanjyang and Aghor areas of Tribhuvan Highway since last night has obstructed vehicular movement from 2AM Friday, the Area Police Office in Palung said.

Snowfall affects normal life in Humla

February 4, 2022 11:01 am

SIMKOT, Feb 4: Normal life in Humla district has been adversely affected due to snowfall since Thursday morning.

KATHMANDU, Jan 23: Partial to moderate rain and snowfall will occur and clouds will cover most parts of the country till Monday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 20: The westerly wind is likely to cause general changes in weather systems across the country for the next three days and also bring light rainfall in some mountainous areas and snowfall in the high hills and Himalayan region.

TAPLEJUNG, Jan 13: Snowfall has occurred in Taplejung for the second time. People's lives have been affected due to the snowfall and cold.

Humla affected by heavy snowfall

January 9, 2022 08:05 am

SIMKOT, Jan 9: Simkot, the district headquarters of Humla, has been affected by snowfall since Friday evening. Heavy snowfall has made it difficult for locals to get out of their homes. The temperature has dropped drastically below minus 12 degree Celsius.

TAPLEJUNG, Jan 1: It has been concluded that there is no other option but helicopter rescue of Lakpatansi Sherpa, 50, and his 15-year-old son Pasang Chhiring Sherpa of Papung Simbuk of Mikwakhola Rural Municipality Ward No. 5 of Taplejung who were trapped in the snow due to snow while moving the cowshed.

KATHMANDU, Dec 30: The weather is expected to improve from today.

SURKHET, Dec 29: The high-altitude districts of Karnali have been witnessing heavy snowfall since Sunday. It has snowed heavily in villages including Humla, Dolpa, Mugu, and Jumla. Meanwhile, It has snowed up to two feet in these villages on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 29: Chandragiri hill, one of the prime tourist destinations of Kathmandu Valley, has witnessed snowfall this morning. Snowfall took place in Chandragiri hill this morning along with light drizzle since last night. This is the first time snowfall capped the Chandragiri hill in the winter this year.

SURKHET, Dec 27: With the onset of snowfall, border police posts and other outposts in the upper parts of Dolpa, Humla and Mugu have been merged with the District Police Office at the district headquarters. According to the Karnali Province Police Office, eight police posts in three districts have been merged into the district police office.

SIMKOT, Dec 27: Snow has been falling in the high mountainous district of Humla since Sunday evening due to a change in weather. Despite the people's lives being affected due to the snowfall, farmers in the southern part of the district are happy as they had suffered a lot due to drought.

KATHMANDU, Dec 23: Weather in the hilly region of the country will remain partly cloudy today due to the influence of the westerly wind. Light snowfall has been predicted at one or two places of the high hilly and mountainous regions of Province 1, Bagmati and Gandaki Provinces.

Snowfall likely to occur from Friday

December 16, 2021 14:15 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 16: Snowfall is expected from Friday due to the western low pressure system (western crater) that comes with the western wind.

KATHMANDU, Dec 1: Snowfall has been forecast in the country for the next three days due to the influence of Westerly trough and the low pressure system formed at the Arabian Sea.

SIMIKOT, Oct 21: Four Slovenians, three guides and five locals on a trek to Hilsa and Limi in the northern Namkha village of Humla have been stranded in Tumling in the Limi region due to heavy snowfall since Sunday.

KATHMANDU, April 22: The upper Himalayan region of Nepal is witnessing snowfall as the weather is partly to generally cloudy throughout the country.

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 10: As the westerly wind is expected to influence Nepal’s weather, rain and snowfall is expected in different parts of the country till Friday.

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 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.

KATHMANDU, Feb 6: Influenced by the westerly wind, the Kathmandu Valley received the first winter rain of this year on Saturday.

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.

PHOTOS: Khaptad calling !

February 5, 2021 19:00 pm

Khaptad has been blanketed with heavy snow as the region started witnessing heavy snowfall since Thursday.

BAJURA, Feb 5: The district has witnessed snowfall since last night. With heavy rainfall, chilling cold has badly affected normal life of people across the district.

DOLPA, Feb 5: Dolpa, a mountainous district in Karnali Province, has witnessed heavy snowfall since Thursday evening.

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.

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.

Westerly wind bringing rain, snowfall

January 3, 2021 13:15 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 3: Some parts of the country are predicted to have light rainfall and snowfall with the weather change caused by the westerly wind on Sunday.

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, 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.

DARCHULA, Nov 18: Chhangru and Tinkar areas in Byas Rural Municipality adjoining the tri-junction of Nepal, India and China in Darchula district, have witnessed heavy snowfall in recent days.

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.

HUMLA, March 7: Heaving snowfall is taking place since Friday evening in Humla.