Chances of storms likely today

April 21, 2023 09:05 am

KATHMANDU, April 21: With the impacts of the westerly wind, the hilly belts of Sudurpaschim, Karnali, Lumbini and Gandaki provinces in the country are likely to remain partly to generally cloudy today.

LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas, April 1  - A violent storm packing high winds and heavy rains ripped through Southern and Midwestern sections of the United States as it headed east on Saturday, leaving at least 22 dead and scores injured, according to officials and media reports.

NEW DELHI, May 22: A storm ravaged India's eastern state of Bihar on Thursday, killing at least 33 people, local media reported Saturday citing the state's Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.

KATHMANDU, May 22: Five persons were killed and 11 others injured in adverse weather events in the past 36 hours.

BHARATPUR, May 21: Three people who were killed in accidents triggered by the wind storm in Bharatpur on Friday evening have been identified. Three people, who were traveling in an auto and a van, were killed when a tree fell on them.

CHITWAN, May 21: At least three people were killed and one was injured in an auto-rickshaw crash due to a storm in Chitwan on Friday evening. They were killed in accidents at different places.

TOKYO, July 27: Wind and rain buffeted the Tokyo Olympics on Tuesday, causing delays to competition and event rescheduling, but stopping short of battering the host city as initially feared.

BEIJING, Aug 12: The death toll from typhoon Lekima in eastern China rose to 44 people on Monday morning, according to official data, as the storm continued up the coast, racking up billions of dollars in economic losses and widely disrupting travel.

HONG KONG, July 31: Hong Kong on Wednesday raised a tropical cyclone signal 8, its third highest level, as schools and financial markets closed and office workers left work early to get home before the storm.

ATHENS, July 14: Authorities evacuated dozens of citizens from flooded homes in western Greece on Sunday, a few days after seven people were killed by a violent storm in the north of the country.

July 13: Tropical Storm Barry could affect the environment of the Gulf coast and Lower Mississippi Valley in numerous ways, from accelerating runoff of farmland nutrients to toppling trees and damaging wildlife habitat and fisheries, scientists say.

July 12: Even as Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans, the Mississippi River’s levees held up when those in other parts of the city did not.

HONG KONG, July 1:  Hong Kong protesters stormed the Legislative Council on the anniversary of the former British colony’s 1997 return to Chinese rule on Monday amid widespread anger over laws that would allow extraditions to China.

Two injured in storm in Sarlahi

June 19, 2019 13:06 pm

SARLAHI, June 19: Two persons were injured in a storm that hit Sarlahi district and surrounding areas on Tuesday night.

DHANGADHI, June 16: It has been more than a week since Santoshi Dhami, a 10th grader at Sharada Secondary School, Jugeda, has not been able to go to school as the ravaging storm on June 6 blew her books, notebooks and school uniform.

KATHMANDU, June 12: A strong wind accompanied by rain has hit the western part of the country on early Wednesday.

KAILALI, June 9: The Sudurpaschim State government has decided to provide Rs 150,000 each to the families of those killed in storm that occurred on Thursday night.

Kanchanpur, June 9: A powerful storm that hit the Kanchanpur district in Far West State, with its neighbour Kailali, a few days ago, caused a loss of over Rs 7.5 million to the Nepal Electricity Authority. As it largely damaged electric poles, cables and transformers there.

DHANGADHI, June 9: The scorching sun was setting at last and locals in various parts of Kailali were returning home for the evening when the devastating storm on Thursday descended upon them.

KATHMANDU, June 7: Nepali Congress has expressed deep sorrow over the loss of lives and properties caused by massive storm in Kailali and Kanchanpur districts last night.

KATHMANDU, June 1: A massive storm has struck Kathmandu on Saturday evening.

Powerful storms swept across the South on Sunday after unleashing suspected tornadoes and flooding that killed at least eight people, injured dozens and flattened much of a Texas town. Three children were among the dead.

BARA, April 12: The menacing tornado of last Sunday wrecked hundreds of houses in Bara and Parsa districts compelling many households to live under the open sky on empty stomachs. After crying over their loss for days, the victims have now started repairing their houses by clearing up the debris.

BARA, April 10: The menacing tornado of last Sunday wrecked hundreds of houses in Bara and Parsa districts compelling many households to live under the open sky on empty stomachs.

BARA, April 10: On Tuesday, Ram Kumari Devi Mandal, 42, of Rampurwa along with her six little children were found sharing their makeshift tent with their buffalo and six goats. As they cannot keep their cattle outside due to the torrential rainfall, the victims of the-ever recorded tornado in Nepal are obliged to sleep with their cattle.

BARA, April 8: Ijhar Miya of Puranaiya village laments his inability to build a strong house like that of his neighbor. He says that he was destitute in the past and is still so. “I was never capable of building a strong house. As such my neighbor’s home resisted the storm, mine did not,” he said.

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KATHMANDU, April 5: 28 people lost their lives while other 700 injured after a massive storm struck Bara and Parsa districts on March 31.

BALIRAMPUR (Bara), April 5: Bir Bahadur Sah of Balirampur, Bara had big plans for marrying off his 20-year-old daughter Sima Kumari.

KATHMANDU, April 5: Chairperson of Nepal Family Party, Eknath Dhakal-led group has reached the storm-affected areas on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, April 4: Government has decided to construct the houses of the victims at storm hit Bara and Parsa districts.

JAJARKOT, April 4: Youths of Jajarkot have decided to join hands to support the victims of Province 2, who have been rendered homeless due to the deadly thunderstorm of Sunday. The said they decided to help their neighbors during this hour of need.

BARA, April 4: Sunday's big storm-ravaged several villages across Bara district, but the eyes of the entire country are fixed only on Feta Rural Municipality.

BIRGUNJ, April 3: Around a dozen factories in the Birgunj industrial corridor have reportedly faced losses worth millions of rupees, after a storm hit the districts of Bara and Parsa on Sunday evening.

BARA, April 3: ​Dr Govinda KC, who is known for his unrelenting struggle for reform in medical education, has arrived in Bara district—one of the two tarai districts battered by Sunday's storm – to provide treatment to the injured and distribute relief material to other victims.

BARA, April 3: After the raging storm wrecked her home on Sunday, Nur Jaha Khatun, 35, of Feta Rural Municipality-6, Purainiya remained awake for two days. She now has no house to sleep in and no food .

BARA, April 3: With tears in his eyes and pain in his heart, Faisul Hak Miya Thakurai, 45, of Purainiya, Feta Rural Municipality-6, was found gazing at his destroyed home on Monday.

KATHMANDU, April 2: India has expressed sorrow over the loss of life and damage to property in the devastating thunderstorm that struck Bara and Parsa districts on Sunday.

PURAINIYA, April 2: Storm leaves trail of destruction in Bara, Parsa.

PURAINIYA (BARA), April 2: Local authorities have confirmed at least 28 dead including 11 women and six children in the rainstorm that wrecked havoc in parts of Bara and Parsa districts on Sunday evening. The dead include 27 in Bara and one in Parsa .

KATHMANDU, April 2: Had the heavy storm that struck villages in Bara and Parsa districts on Sunday taken place within a 200-kilometer radius of Surkhet, weather radar would have detected it four hours earlier.

BHARATPUR, April 1: A team comprising doctors and health workers will be dispatched to the districts hit by a massive storm killing at least 27 people and injuring scores others, said Chitwan district administration office.

KATHMANDU, April1: A meeting of the Central Disasters Relief and Rescue Committee under the Ministry of Home Affairs is scheduled to take place 10:30 am today to discuss about the situation after the storm struck Bara and Parsa districts killing at least 28 and leaving over 600 injured.

JANAKPUR, April 1: The death toll from the storm and lightning that devastated several villages in Bara and Parsa district has risen to at least to 28, district officials said on Monday morning.

JANAKPUR, April 1: An emergency meeting of the Provincial Government 2 is currently underway to discuss the situation after high-speed winds and lightning strikes that claimed at least 28 lives leaving over 600 injured in Bara and Parsa districts.

BARA, March 31: According to latest reports, strong storm and lightning have killed at least 25 people leaving 400 injured in Bara and Parsa on Sunday evening.

HELSINKI, March 24: Rescue workers off Norway’s western coast rushed to evacuate 1,300 passengers and crew from a disabled cruise ship by helicopter on Saturday, winching them one-by-one to safety as heaving waves tossed the ship from side to side and high winds battered the operation.

SAUSALITO, Feb 15: Waves of heavy rain pounded California on Thursday, trapping people in floodwaters, washing away a mountain highway, triggering a mudslide that destroyed homes and forcing residents to flee communities scorched by wildfires last year.

LOS ANGELES, Feb 3: The second in a string of powerful storms battered California on Saturday, shutting key highways after water and mud rushed into lanes from bare hillsides in wildfire burn areas where thousands of residents were under evacuation orders.

THAILAND, Jan 4: Thai authorities have suspended ferry services and evacuated locals and tourists ahead of a tropical storm expected to pound the country's southern beach resorts during peak tourism season.