KATHMANDU, Feb 15: A team of Nepali mountaineers who left for the Everest region on January 26 with a mission to introduce a commercial route to the summit of Mt Cho Oyu has successfully fixed lines up to 7,409.72 meters.
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.
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 11: Temperature has decreased across the Kathmandu Valley today. The minimum temperature of the Valley is recorded 5.4 degree Celsius, the coldest this year, which was 6.5 degree Celsius on Friday, according to the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology.
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 19: The mercury continues to dip throughout the country including in the Kathmandu Valley. The minimum temperature in Kathmandu was 5.6 degrees Celsius, the lowest temperature so far this year. On Wednesday, the lowest temperature in the Valley was 6.0 degrees Celsius.
DADELDHURA, Jan 15: The highways in the far western region are often blocked by heaps of snow during the winter season. As a result, hundreds of passengers have to get stuck on the roads as the authorities ‘cannot clear the roads due to the lack of equipment’. Parts of Bhimdutta Highway, which connects seven districts of the far-west with the rest of the country, has been blocked since the past few days due to heavy snowfall. Dasharath Chand Highway, Jaya Prithivi Highway, Dr KI Singh Highway and some other roads are still slippery due to sno
Winter is the best custodian of the nature. It may seem to muck things up but it rarely sucks them up. It makes beautiful young lady joggers look like shabby decoys wrapped in multiple layers of apparels installed in front of a store of a stingy uniform business owner. Likewise, handsome young men joggers look like nondescript and rundown scarecrows erected in the farmers’ fields.
Winter is here and the months of December and January are the worst months ever in terms of cold. And this year, the weather seems to have gotten worse. While we might wrap ourselves in layers of heavy clothes, it’s often difficult to keep our hands and feet warm.
SIMIKOT, Dec 28: All health facilities in seven rural municipalities in Humla are dealing with an increased number of people with complains of winter-related health issues as the winter season is about hit its peak.
With the weather temperature decreasing every day, we all wish to drink a cup of steaming drink that will keep you warm. Instead of the usual tea and coffee, why not try out a few new drinks that taste good and have additional health benefits as well.
KATHMANDU, Nov 26: Every morning while waiting for his school bus at Anamnagar, Sashank Khadka sees people bringing trunks of clothes to a donation rack. The donation rack has been there for about four months now receiving many clothes donors and takers every day.
As the temperatures plummet, the internet starts to bristle with many tips, but few hints exist to encourage car longevity and reliability, during the harsh winter months. Here are some tips for the same
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.
Prime Minister KP Oli, speaking at a function organized in Kathmandu on January 30 for the signing of a memorandum of understanding between the Dhurmus-Suntali Foundation and Bharatpur Metropolitan City to construct an international cricket stadium in Chitwan, said: “This winter, no one will freeze to death, we will not allow that to happen. The days of cold wave are over now. No one died of cold wave [this year] because we have dispatched enough blankets and distributed to the needy. We were prepared beforehand and provisioned enough firewood and blankets.”
KATHMANDU, Feb 7: Rainfall is the forecast across the country until Saturday, according to the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology. The Department has also warned that snowfall and avalanches were more likely in the mountains and flash floods in small rivulets.
KATHMANDU, Jan 9: The Weather Forecasting Division has said light snowfall is likely to occur in some places of the high mountainous region and light rain at few places of the mountainous region today.
KATHMANDU, Jan 8: Kathmandu Valley received the first rainfall of this winter on Monday. The moistures were brought by the westerly trough which entered Nepal on Sunday afternoon from the western region.