Brief rain expected this evening

Kathmandu, March 20 (RSS): Light rainfall to thundershowers is likely at a few places in the hilly region today also due to cloudy sky caused by the impact of pre-monsoon weather system.  According to the Meteorological Forecasting Division, brief rain/thundershowers have been forecast this evening. However, no heavy rainfall is expected for a long time. General to partial cloudy condition is predicted on Thursday and Friday as well, Division’s meteorologist Samir Shrestha said. 

Westerly wind brings brief rainfall

Kathmandu, March 19: The Meteorological Forecasting Division has said some parts of the hilly region across the country witnesses brief rainfall with thunder. Meteorologist at the Division Bibhuti Pokharel said most of the parts in the country will experience a weather change while some places in the hilly region shall witness brief rainfall with the advent of the pre-monsoon. The pre-monsoon features with brief rainfall- even the valley sees it in some part. Heavy rainfall is not expected in...

4.1 magnitude aftershock of Gorkha earthquake jolts Kathmandu

Kathmandu, March 18: An earthquake measuring 4.1 on Richter scale rattled Kathmandu at 9.1 am on Monday. According to the National Seismological Centre, the commotion was an aftershock of the Gorkha Earthquake that struck different parts of the country on 25 April 2015. Today’s tremor had the epicenter in Makawanpur, the Centre informed. 

15 days of government holiday in 2076 (2019/20)

Kathmandu, March 15 Nepal will have 15 days of public holiday in the upcoming calendar year 2076 BS (2019/2020), the government has decided. A notice to this effect was published on the government’s Gazette on Friday. The holidays are: Nepali New year, May Day, Buddha Jayanti, Constitution Day, Dashain (five days), Tihar (three days), Shiva Ratri, International Women’s Day, and Holi. However, the government has also decided to grant holidays to specific groups of people during festivals unique to...

Over 34,000 vehicles face action for violating ‘no horn’ rule

Kathmandu, March 15: The total 34,037 vehicles have faced action for defying the ‘no horn’ rule in the Kathmandu Valley since the rule is in force. On April 14, 2017, the government declared the valley a ‘no horn zone’ keeping in view noise pollution affecting the health of the people. “The number of vehicles violating the rule has increased. So the Metropolitan Traffic Police Division has tightened the screw on vehicles blowing horns rampantly,” said Senior Superintendent of Police...

Weather forecast: Light rain in some places

Kathmandu, March 14 : Weather will remain cloudy throughout the country today with possibility of light rain in some places of the hilly region due to the influence of Westerly wind. The western and central parts of the country would remain partly to generally cloudy with the likelihood of light rain accompanied by thunder in few places of the hilly region due to the influence of the Westerly that entered the country since Tuesday, meteorologist Sujan Subedi at the...

Fair And Sunny Weather In Rest And Cloudy In Hilly Region

Kathmandu,Mar 01:Although the weather is gradually improving, Nepal is yet to find respite. According to Meterological Forecasting Division, there will be partly cloudy in the hilly regions and mainly fair in the rest of the country. The weather will start deterioration again from Saturday afternoon.

Possibility of rain, snowfall in most of the places

Kathmandu, Feb 24 : Yet again, rain in most of the places across the country and the snowfall in some places have been predicted today due to influence of the westerly wind, according to the Meteorological Forecasting Division. Most of the places of the country would remain partial to fully cloudy and there is the possibility of light shower and snowfall at mid and eastern hilly areas, said meteorologist Shanti Kandel. Kandel said that most of the parts of the...

Nepal Army making profits in the real estate business

Kathmandu,Feb 13: Nepal Army through the Nepal Army Welfare Fund has been involved in a number of profitable businesses. The army already owns a petrol pump and a party palace and is also involved in road constructions and land plotting. The army recently bought land worth Rs 420 million and is planning to sell it by plotting it. The army has also bought plotted land in areas of Bhaktapur and Kathmandu.

Locals team up for protecting Peepal tree

Bejhad, Feb 12 : Locals of Rambha Rural Municiplaity-1, Saghaha have teamed up for the protection of Peepal trees. They have joined their hands in the campaign of protecting Peepal tree with the slogan ‘Plant Peepal, Earn Blessings; Conserve Ecology, Become Healthy’. The protection drive has been initiated to enliven the archaeological importance of Peepal tree when it has been washed off in the name of development lately. Under the leadership of Laxminarayan Dham and Peepal Protection Foundation, local people have plated...

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