Shallow M5.6 earthquake hits western Nepal, killing 1 person and injuring 2

Shallow M5.6 earthquake hits western Nepal, killing 1 person and injuring 2

At least one person was killed and two others were injured when an M5.6 earthquake hit the Bajura district in western Nepal at 08:58 UTC on Tuesday, January 25, 2023. The USGS registered it at a depth of 25 km (15 miles). EMSC is reporting M5.6 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles).

At least 6 people killed after M6.6 earthquake hits Nepal

At least 6 people killed after M6.6 earthquake hits Nepal

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by Nepal’s National Earthquake Monitoring and Research Center (NEMRC) as M6.6 hit the Doti district in the Sudurpaschim Province, Nepal at 20:27 UTC on November 8, 2022 (02:12 LT, November 9). The National Center for Seismology in India is reporting M6.3 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). The USGS and EMSC are reporting M5.6 at a depth of 15.7 km (9.7 miles) / 10 km (6.2 miles).

Deadly landslides hit Nepal after heavy rains

Deadly landslides hit Nepal after heavy rains

Heavy rains and landslides in the Achham district of Nepal killed at least 17 people and left 5 more missing on September 16, 2022.

Unseasonal heavy rainfall leaves 88 people dead in Nepal, 31 others missing

Unseasonal heavy rainfall leaves 88 people dead in Nepal, 31 others missing

Unseasonal post-monsoon rainfall affecting Nepal from October 17 – 20, 2021, has left at least 88 people dead and 30 others missing. In addition, 23 people have been reported injured. The worst affected were the eastern and western parts of the country, according to…

Severe floods and landslides wreak havoc across Nepal’s Gandaki Province

Severe floods and landslides wreak havoc across Nepal’s Gandaki Province

Incessant heavy rainfall battering Nepal's Gandaki Province since Tuesday, June 15, 2021, resulted in damaging floods and landslides in which at least 7 people lost their lives. At least 19 others are still missing as of Thursday, June 17. Heavy monsoon rains…

Nepal shuts schools as air pollution hits alarming levels

Nepal shuts schools as air pollution hits alarming levels

The air quality of Kathmandu, Nepal, has reached hazardous levels on March 27, 2021, with the AQI hitting 421, according to the Real-Time Air Quality Index. The education ministry said about eight million students have been affected as schools were shut amid the…

444 dead, 101 missing in monsoon-related disasters in Nepal

444 dead, 101 missing in monsoon-related disasters in Nepal

A total of 444 people died while 101 others went missing due to various monsoon-related natural disasters since April 2020 in Nepal, the Natural Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Authority (NDRRMA) said. The calamities include floods, landslides, and lightning…