JUMLA, Dec 15: Karnali province has witnessed heavy snowfall since Thursday.

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.

Flights disrupted, exams put off

December 14, 2019 08:09 am

SURKHET, Dec 14: Incessant snowfall in the hill districts over the last two days has badly affected life in the Karnali region.

POKHARA/MUSTANG, Dec 14: The mountain districts of the country have witnessed snowfall for the last two days, and the daily lives of locals have been hit as the temperatures have dipped significantly.

Snowfall cripples life in Karnali

December 13, 2019 12:15 pm

JUMLA, Dec 13: Daily life in different districts of Karnali province has been hit hard due to the first speel of snowfall of this season since Thursday.

Snowfall brings chill to Manang uplands

December 13, 2019 07:21 am

POKHARA, Dec 13: The upper areas of Manang district witnessed snowfall on Thursday. The first snowfall of the season has sent the temperatures down and rendered life difficult for the locals.

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.

POKHARA, March 14: It has been revealed that not a single animal which perished during a heavy snowfall in Mustang few days ago was insured.

MUSTANG, March 12: Thorong La (pass) that connects Manang and Mustang has mesmerized trekkers for years. However, the pass is restricted whenever snowfall in the region is heavy.

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.

Farmers rejoice over snowfall

March 4, 2019 04:00 am

JUMLA, March 4: Farmers in Jumla are expecting better harvest of apple because of recent snowfall in the district.

MUSTANG, March 3: Excessive snowfall this winter in Mustang and neighboring districts has increased the risk of avalanches, putting dozens of settlements at a great risk.


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DOLPA, March 1; Dolpa witnessed the heaviest snowfall in decades as Tuesday night's incessant snowfall covered the district white. Locals have termed it the heaviest snowfall in decades.

Snowfall hits life in west Nepal

March 1, 2019 10:18 am

SURKHET, March 1 : Lives in mid and far-west Nepal have become tougher due to incessant snowfall.

KATHMANDU, Feb 28: The westerly winds are likely to bring sporadic and heavy rainfall on Friday and Saturday respectively, the department of hydrology and meteorology said.

BHAKTAPUR, Feb 28: Bhaktapur city has witnessed snowfall after 12 years.

Heavy snowfall shuts down schools in Mugu

February 28, 2019 09:11 am

MUGU, Feb 28: Most schools in Mugu remained closed on Wednesday following the sudden drop in temperature due to heavy snowfall since Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 17: Most parts of the country today have partly cloudy sky due to the impact of westerly wind, and thundershowers have been predicted at one or two places of the western region late this afternoon, the Meteorological Forecasting Division.


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February 14, 2019 18:00 pm

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The western wind that brought three days of rainfall and snowfall across the country from February 7 to February 9 will occur once again, according to the Division of the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology.

POKHARA / MUSTANG, Feb 11: Thick layers of snow frozen hard due to drop in temperature following heavy snowfall during the past week have made life increasingly difficult in various Himalayan districts of the country.

Snowfall on Valley rim while mercury dips

February 10, 2019 08:00 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 10: The ongoing weather phenomenon triggered by a new system of westerly disturbance brought heavy snowfall in the hills surrounding  Kathmandu Valley on Saturday.

Snowfall on Valley rim while mercury dips

February 10, 2019 02:47 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 9: The ongoing weather phenomenon triggered by a new system of westerly disturbance brought heavy snowfall in the hills surrounding Kathmandu Valley on Saturday.The higher altitudes in the Shivapuri-Nagarjun National Park in particular experienced snowfall after a gap of many years.


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LOS ANGELES, Feb 9: More than 120 visitors and staff who were snowbound in a Sierra Nevada resort for five days have been freed, authorities said Friday.

KAVREPALANCHOWK, Feb 9: Bethanchowk of Kavrepalanchowk district has witnessed heavy snowfall on Saturday morning.

KATHMANDU, Feb 9: Nepal-China cross-border trade via Rasuwagadhi has been affected due to incessant rain and snowfall since Saturday morning.

KATHMANDU, Feb 9: Hill stations around the Kathmandu Valley including Chandragiri, Fulchowki and Shivapuri have witnessed heavy snowfalls on Saturday morning.

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February 7, 2019 18:00 pm

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Bajura under snow grip again

February 7, 2019 10:43 am

BAJURA, Feb 7: Snowfall has again gripped Bajura since Wednesday evening. Normal life here has become tougher again with abrupt fall on temperature caused by rain and snow.

About 150 personnel from the Nepal Army and the locals were carrying out the reconstruction of the integrated settlement before the snowfall.

GORKHA, Feb 2: Reconstruction works in northern Gorkha have been halted for a week due to a heavy snowfall. The snow that fell a week ago has not melt.

JUMLA, Jan 28: District Administration Office (DOA) Jumla, distributed relief materials to differently abled people who were living on the roadside after the mercury dipped to -8 degree Celsius at Khalanga, Jumla's district headquarter. Continuous heavy snowfall for a week has brought normal life to a standstill and affected vehicular movement in the district.

CHARIKOT, Jan 28: With heavy snowfall in high hills of Dolakha since few days back, there has been a huge inflow of tourists to the district of late.

Snow disrupts air service in Humla

January 28, 2019 08:41 am

HUMLA, Jan 28: Flight service to and from Simkot airport has been disrupted following heavy snowfall in Humla.

Heavy snowfall in mountain districts

January 28, 2019 07:51 am

JUMLA, Jan 28: Heavy snowfall since a couple of days has affected much of the mountainous districts across the country, bringing life to a standstill on Sunday.

THINI, Jan 26: A fresh snowfall in Mustang has caused the temperature to further plummet affecting the life. The snowfall coupled with rain has thrown the normal life out of gear, bringing transportation services to a halt. The District Police Office, Mustang, said almost all parts of the district including Jomsom, Muktinath, Lomanthang and Lete have received the snowfall.

KATHMANDU, Jan 26: With the rainfall taking place across the country this week, the hilly belts in different districts have witnessed snowfall.

PYUTHAN, Jan 26: The high regions of Pyuthan experienced heavy snowfall on Friday. The snowfall has brought life to a standstill.

DOLPA, Jan 26: Mountainous district Dolpa of Nepal experienced heavy snowfall on Friday for the third time. The snowfall has brought life to a standstill.

DOLPA, Jan 26: The Juphal Airport in mountainous Dolpa district which was closed following the heavy snowfall has resumed three days after the disruption.

SOLUKHUMBU, Jan 24: Snowfall in mountainous Solukhumbu district on Wednesday has taken its toll. Solukhumbu-Kathmandu road has been disrupted cutting the district's direct road connection with the federal capital Kathmandu and provincial capital of Province 1, Biratnagar.

BAITADI, Jan 24: Power supply has been obstructed in Baitadi district for the past four days due to wind, rain and snowfall.

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January 23, 2019 18:00 pm

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KATHMANDU, Jan 23: Mountain regions of the country have witnessed heavy snowfall after a change in weather by westerly disturbance. In the hilly regions, temperatures have dipped and there has been normal to light drizzle.

KATHMANDU, Jan 23: Chandragiri hills, one of the highest land elevations around the Kathmandu valley, has witnessed snowfall for the second time this year on Wednesday.

DHANGADHI, Jan 23: Mountain districts of western Nepal experienced heavy snowfall on Tuesday. The snowfall which started since Monday night affected all the northern districts of Sudurpaschim Province, bringing down the temperature drastically.