Stories Tagged 'Meteorological forecasting division'
Heavy footfalls are expected on Mount Everest this spring, as a record 374 fee-paying climbers—12 of them Nepalis—have been cleared to scale the world’s highest peak. And given the erratic weather pattern this season, many climbers are concerned that they could be left with a small window to make it to the top, and face a traffic jam during the final days of ascent.
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No lessons learned

Apr 02 2019

When it comes to disaster preparedness, it is high time the government learned from its past mistakes
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Failure to predict an approaching powerful storm because of poor early warning system, coupled with zero preparedness on the ground, led to one of the worst windstorm devastations in the country on Sunday night.
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Kathmandu valley experienced the coldest day of this winter season with minimum temperature dipping to 1.5 degree Celsius on Wednesday morning.
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Various parts of the country are likely to witness weather disturbance resulting in overcast condition for the next few days, according to Meteorological Forecasting Division.
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The ongoing spell of heavy rainfall is likely to continue for the next three days, according to the Meteorological Forecasting Division.
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