At least 79 dead as cold wave grips northern India and Nepal

At least 79 dead as cold wave grips northern India and Nepal

More than 70 people have died in India and Nepal over the weekend as intense cold wave descended upon the region. According to local media reports, lack of night shelters and amenities have already led to the death of over 70 homeless and poor people in India's…

Massive flooding kills 47 in Nepal, affect 1 100 000 in India’s Assam

Massive flooding kills 47 in Nepal, affect 1 100 000 in India’s Assam

Heavy monsoon rains since Friday, August 11, 2017 caused massive flooding and landslides in parts of Nepal, killing at least 36 and displacing thousands. Dozens are still missing. At the same time, the flood situation in India's state of Assam worsened…

18 287 households in Nepal living under high landslide hazard risks

18 287 households in Nepal living under high landslide hazard risks

According to the Monsoon Preparedness Assessment 2016 carried out by Shelter Cluster Nepal, as many as 18 287 households in 14 districts of Nepal most affected by the massive M8.1 earthquake last year are living under high landslide hazard risks. The earthquake…

Massive dust storm sweeps through Kathmandu, Nepal

Massive dust storm sweeps through Kathmandu, Nepal

A massive dust storm engulfed Kathmandu, Nepal for 45 minutes on March 28, 2016, injuring, at least, a half a dozen people and causing traffic chaos. For the past one week, Kathmandu and many other parts of the country have been shrouded in a blanket of haze, with…