‘Climate Breakdown’ begins

September 8, 2023 13:00 pm

KATHMANDU, Sep 8: In an alarming turn of events, Earth's surface temperature has shattered previous records over the past three months. From June to August this year, the planet's average surface temperature soared to 16.77 degrees Celsius, surpassing the norm by 0.66 degrees.

KATHMANDU, July 6: On Monday, a significant milestone was reached as the planet experienced its hottest day since the start of daily temperature records. The Earth's surface reached a maximum temperature of 17.01 degrees Celsius, surpassing the previous record of 16.9 degrees Celsius set in August 2016.

KATHMANDU, Nov 16: The Department of Hydrology and Meteorology has asked all to be cautious as the temperature is gradually decreasing.

KATHMANDU, Dec 17: The Kathmandu Valley has recorded the lowest air temperature of this year.

MADRID, Dec 3 : The past decade is almost certain to be the hottest on record, weather experts warned on Tuesday, painting a bleak picture of vanishing sea ice, devastating heatwaves and encroaching seas in a report launched at a climate summit in Spain.

Winter’s no excuse

November 1, 2019 10:18 am

It feels like summer provides us so many opportunities to be stylish and play around with our clothing choices because we don’t have to worry about getting cold. But winter feels like a dreary period of time when we can’t afford to look stylish without our bodies feeling numb all over. But a little creativity with your winter dressing sense can help you look fashionable and chic as the temperature drops.

For the second time in a month, a high-pressure system is drawing scorching air from the Sahara desert, breaking temperature records Climate scientists warn this could become the new normal in many parts of the world.

KATHMANDU, June 29: With the monsoon active throughout the country, rainfall occurred in most places of the country. The Meteorological Forecasting Division has said some parts in the eastern region will see heavy rainfall, while the central and hilly areas witness light and medium rainfall.

PARIS/MADRID, June 29: France registered its highest temperature since records began on Friday as the death toll rose from a heatwave suffocating much of Europe.

Schools closed to avoid heat

June 16, 2019 10:39 am

BARDIBAS, June 16: Rising temperature has forced the local administration to shut down schools in Mahottari. The number of schools closing down is increasing along with the rise in the mercury since first week of June.

RAUTAHAT, June 16: With temperature soaring high, intense heat waves have started crippling life in various parts of tarai.

KATHMANDU, June 11: The temperature of coldest glacier ice in Nepal has been measured at -3.3 degree Celsius and this finding challenge the existing belief that this might be up to -10 degree Celsius.

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.

MANANG, Dec 28: With the heavy snowfall since Thursday afternoon, the minimum temperature in Manang district has dipped to minus 20 degree Celsius.

KATHMANDU, Dec 25: As the winter is on the verge of its peak, colder has been experienced across the country today including in the Kathmandu Valley. The Valley's temperature dipped to 2.6 degrees Celsius today.

NEPALGUNJ, Dec 25: Normal life in Banke district has been affected due to a cold wave and thick fog. Banke district has been experiencing chilling cold from today.

KATHMANDU, Dec 18: Since the start of winter, Kathmandu Valley residents are to be seen soaking in the sun whenever possible.

KATHMANDU, Dec 6: Cold has increased as the minimum temperature continues to fall constantly since the past few days due to the influence of the Westerly wind.

KATHMANDU, Dec 5:Temperature in most of the parts of country dipped today as a result of partial cloudy skies due to impact of westerly winds.

Temperature dips across the country

November 4, 2018 18:33 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 4: With the impact of pollutants in the atmosphere for the absence of rainfall, the temperature across the country including the Kathmandu valley has dipped. The minimum temperature of Kathmandu was recorded 8.6 degree Celsius on Sunday.

Kathmandu Valley witnesses cold

October 28, 2018 12:58 pm

KATHMANDU, Oct 28: The Kathmandu Valley has witnessed cold following the Dashain festival.

KATHMANDU, July 7: Temperature in the Kathmandu Valley witnessed a sudden rise due to occurrence of less rains in the past three days.

DHANUSHA, June 6: The normal life in the central and eastern tarai has been affected due to scorching heat for the past four-five days now. With the rise in temperature, the heat wave has blown affecting the normal life badly.

KATHMANDU, June 1: An interactive map produced by the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies shows that Nepal’s temperatures rose from -0.124 (-17.8466667 degree Celsius) degree Fahrenheit to 0.781 (-17.3438889 degree Celsius) degree Fahrenheit in 2017.

KATHMANDU, Jan 28: Minimum temperature of Kathmandu valley has decreased to 2.3 degree Celsius today. It was 3.3 degree Celsius on Saturday.

Kathmandu, Jan 4: With the minimum temperature plummeting to 1.5 degree Celsius, Kathmandu valley today experienced the coldest day of this winter season so far, the Weather Forecasting Division stated.

KATHMANDU, Dec 16: Winter cold has set in, in the entire country including the Kathmandu Valley, with the fall in the temperature.

RAUTAHAT, July 18: For the past four days, the temperature has been soaring in Rautahat, increasing the number of viral fever patients.

KATHMANDU, Dec 22: Although the winter yet to reach its peak, dense haze shrouded eastern and central regions of the country on Wednesday, plummeting the temperatures by at least a few degrees Celsius.