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Helambu highlanders worried about snowless Himalayan peaks 
Helambu highlanders worried about snowless Himalayan peaks  Helambu is famous for stunning views of Langtang and Dorje-Lhakpa peaks – but there isn't...
Here’s how your cup of coffee contributes to climate change
Here’s how your cup of coffee contributes to climate change It is estimated that around two billion cups of coffee are consumed daily worldwide
Two-thirds of glaciers to disappear by 2100: New study
Two-thirds of glaciers to disappear by 2100: New study Glaciers, including those in the Himalayas, will be severely affected even under 1.5C temperature rise
Krishna Prasad Bhattarai’s Melamchi pledge
Krishna Prasad Bhattarai’s Melamchi pledge More than two decades after KP Bhattarai's famous Melamchi speech, his protégés PM Sher Bahadur...
Nawalparasi braces for cold wave
Nawalparasi braces for cold wave The weather office has attributed chilly conditions in Nepal to the low-pressure system over the...
Light rain, snowfall forecast for Province 1, Bagmati, Gandaki hills
Light rain, snowfall forecast for Province 1, Bagmati, Gandaki hills The weather office urges people to take necessary precautions to avoid cold as temperatures along...
Tarai shivers as cold wave sweeps across the southern belt
Tarai shivers as cold wave sweeps across the southern belt The movement of people and other activities in the market has also drastically reduced with...
Poor visibility disrupts domestic flights
Poor visibility disrupts domestic flights Tribhuvan International Airport warns flights could be affected in airports in the Tarai areas for...
'Historic' COP27 deal spurs cautious optimism in Nepal
'Historic' COP27 deal spurs cautious optimism in Nepal Rich countries agree to create a ‘loss and damage’ fund to help poor countries cope...
COP27 summit begins; climate compensation high on agenda
COP27 summit begins; climate compensation high on agenda Richer countries are under pressure to compensate mountain nations like Nepal - and island nations...
Floods, landslides claim 33 lives in Karnali, displace 480 families
Floods, landslides claim 33 lives in Karnali, displace 480 families Jumla is the hardest hit in the province with nine deaths, followed by Mugu with...
Weather to improve across country 'after Tuesday afternoon'
Weather to improve across country 'after Tuesday afternoon' Weatherman says the monsoon is still active due to the low-pressure system, but it is...
Four dead in Humla landslide, search on to locate 11 missing in Kalikot
Four dead in Humla landslide, search on to locate 11 missing in Kalikot Late monsoon rains have left a trail of destruction in the hills and plains of...
Warming, other factors worsened Pakistan floods, study finds
Warming, other factors worsened Pakistan floods, study finds Overpeck and three other outside climate scientists said the study makes sense and is nuanced...
Nepal prepares to declare 'climate emergency' ahead of COP-27
Nepal prepares to declare 'climate emergency' ahead of COP-27 Nepal is at high risk of climate change hazards, including extreme weather events and rapidly...
'One-third of Pakistan under water' - Nepal in a rush to declare climate crisis
'One-third of Pakistan under water' - Nepal in a rush to declare climate crisis Nepal is home to the highest mountains and numerous snow-fed glaciers that have started melting...
How can Nepal unlock climate finance 
How can Nepal unlock climate finance  Cross Border Energy Trade can have a massive impact in clean energy transition in South...
Here’re some tools Nepal can use to detect lightning - and save lives
Here’re some tools Nepal can use to detect lightning - and save lives The detector could determine the lightning types and the location within 2 seconds
Met Division issues ‘light to heavy rainfall’ forecast
Met Division issues ‘light to heavy rainfall’ forecast The clouds are unlikely to clear any time soon, cautioning communities living in river basins...
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