Monsoon likely to retreat in a week: DHM

KATHMANDU:  Monsoon this year is likely to retreat within a week after a delay of two weeks, according to Department of Hydrology and Meteorology. According to DHM, monsoon has withdrawn from the far-western part of Nepal, while parts of the country has been receiving brief showers for the last few days. Director General at DHM […]

Everest region launches emergency online medical service for trekkers

Perched amidst the world’s highest mountains at 5380m, Everest Base Camp in Nepal is one of the world’s most legendary trekking destinations. Every year, some 40,000 people make the arduous trek from Lukla through the valleys of Solukhumbu to the impromptu tent village where mountaineering groups make their final preparations for attempts on the summit of the world’s highest […]

Nepal Army presents Fulpati feu-de-joie (Photo/Video)

KATHMANDU:  Marking Fulpati, the seventh day of Bada Dasain, Nepal Army (NA) presented feu-de-joie at the army pavilion at Tundikhel on Wednesday afternoon. President Bidya Devi Bhandari observed the program. The NA presented a guard of honor to the President on the occasion.On the occasion, different units of the NA opened rifle and cannon salvoes […]

The grandeur of Gokyo( Photo Feature)

Gokyo Lake, located in Sagarmatha National Park along with five other lakes, is one of the most popular tourist destinations leading towards the Sagarmatha base camp and other areas. According to National Geographic, this is where the roof of the world touches the sky. However, the Gokyo lake system is vulnerable as it lies in […]

Cloudy weather, brief showers likely for next three days: MFD

KATHMANDU:  The Meteorological Forecasting Division at the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology (DHM) has forecast disturbance in the weather across the country for the next three days. According to MFD, the passive monsoon status changed yesterday evening and moisture from the Bay of Bengal occupied the Nepali Sky. Precipitation in past 24 hours Birendranagar 44.9 […]