Forest Fire (11025 ha) in Nepal 18 Mar 2021

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PODCAST - Nath Fauveau : « En mission humanitaire, la foi m’aide à dépasser mes moments de découragement » Abonnés

Wed, 28 Apr 2021 23:59:00 +0200la-croix (fr)

De l’Irak à la Sierra Leone, du Népal à Haïti, Nath Fauveau a effectué plus d’une dizaine de missions pour l’ONG chrétienne Medair, œuvrant auprès des populations vulnérables dans les endroits les plus reculés du monde. Dans cet épisode, cette protestante évangélique nous raconte comment sa foi lui....

PODCAST - Nath Fauveau : « En mission humanitaire, la foi m’aide à dépasser mes moments de découragement »

Wed, 28 Apr 2021 07:58:00 +0200la-croix (fr)

Entretien De l’Irak à la Sierra Leone, du Népal à Haïti, Nath Fauveau a effectué plus d’une dizaine de missions pour l’ONG chrétienne Medair, œuvrant auprès des populations vulnérables dans les endroits les plus reculés du monde. Dans cet épisode, cette protestante évangélique nous raconte comment....

Népal: la tour Dharahara à nouveau debout à Katmandou

Mon, 26 Apr 2021 09:19:00 +0200geo (fr)

La célèbre tour Dharahara réduite en ruines lors du terrible séisme de 2015 au Népal. © Ameet Ranjit Photography / Wikimedia Commons En savoir plus sur la destination Le Népal a inauguré samedi une réplique de la célèbre tour Dharahara, réduite en ruines lors du terrible séisme de 2015, à la veille....

Au Népal - La tour Dharahara debout à Katmandou

Sat, 24 Apr 2021 17:48:00 +0200lessentiel-lu-fr (fr)

Le Népal a inauguré samedi une réplique de la célèbre tour Dharahara, réduite en ruines lors du terrible séisme de 2015, à la veille de la sixième commémoration du tremblement de terre. Cette tour de neuf étages dont l’origine remonte au XIXe siècle était l’une des attractions touristiques majeures de Katmandou, sur la place du Durbar.

Népal: la tour Dharahara à nouveau debout à Katmandou

Sat, 24 Apr 2021 15:19:00 +0200tv5 (fr)

Le Népal a inauguré samedi une réplique de la célèbre tour Dharahara, réduite en ruines lors du terrible séisme de 2015, à la veille de la sixième commémoration du tremblement de terre. Cette tour de neuf étages dont l'origine remonte au XIXe siècle était l'une des attractions touristiques majeures de Katmandou, sur la place du Durbar.

Népal: la tour Dharahara à nouveau debout à Katmandou

Sat, 24 Apr 2021 15:17:00 +0200rtl-BE (fr)

Le Népal a inauguré samedi une réplique de la célèbre tour Dharahara, réduite en ruines lors du terrible séisme de 2015, à la veille de la sixième commémoration du tremblement de terre. Cette tour de neuf étages dont l'origine remonte au XIXe siècle était l'une des attractions touristiques majeures de Katmandou, sur la place du Durbar.

Népal: la tour Dharahara à nouveau debout à Katmandou

Sat, 24 Apr 2021 15:00:00 +0200france24 (fr)

Katmandou (AFP) Le Népal a inauguré samedi une réplique de la célèbre tour Dharahara, réduite en ruines lors du terrible séisme de 2015, à la veille de la sixième commémoration du tremblement de terre. Cette tour de neuf étages dont l'origine remonte au XIXe siècle était l'une des attractions....

Népal: la tour Dharahara à nouveau debout à Katmandou

Sat, 24 Apr 2021 14:48:00 +0200la-croix (fr)

Le Népal a inauguré samedi une réplique de la célèbre tour Dharahara, réduite en ruines lors du terrible séisme de 2015, à la veille de la sixième commémoration du tremblement de terre. Cette tour de neuf étages dont l'origine remonte au XIXe siècle était l'une des attractions touristiques majeures de Katmandou, sur la place du Durbar.

Chandan Kumar Mandal

Wed, 21 Apr 2021 04:22:00 +0200kathmandupost (en)

. Chandan Kumar Mandal is the environment and migration reporter for The Kathmandu Post, covering labour migration and governance, as well as climate change, natural disasters, and wildlife. Dead bodies have been brought in bulk from Malaysia thrice this year, but arranging flights for ferrying the bodies remains a challenge.

Authorities in Gandaki ill-prepared for fire-related disasters

Mon, 19 Apr 2021 18:34:00 +0200kathmandupost (en)

Saraswati Harijan, owner of Srijana Furniture in Baglung Municipality, woke up at 2am on April 11 to find her factory alight in flames. In no time was she out of bed and outside her factory calling for help from her neighbours. “My house is just next to the factory. I woke up and rushed outside.

Chandan Kumar Mandal

Mon, 19 Apr 2021 04:03:00 +0200kathmandupost (en)

. Chandan Kumar Mandal is the environment and migration reporter for The Kathmandu Post, covering labour migration and governance, as well as climate change, natural disasters, and wildlife. The Department of Hydrology and Meteorology admits it has not been able to fully utilise the only weather radar to its maximum potential.

Nepal fires: “We saw huge flames coming towards our garden”

Sat, 17 Apr 2021 22:42:00 +0200sundayobserver (en)

BBC - Nepal is seeing its worst wildfires in more than a decade, according to experts. This year’s wildfire season has been worse than usual with more fires, burning longer. It has led to record levels of air pollution. Scientists think climate change may have made the forests ‘tinder dry’.

Nepal fires: 'We saw huge flames coming towards our garden’

Sat, 17 Apr 2021 01:35:00 +0200bbc (en)

Nepal is seeing its worst wildfires in more than a decade, according to experts. This year’s wildfire season has been worse than usual with more fires, burning longer. It has led to record levels of air pollution. Scientists think climate change may have made the forests ‘tinder dry’.

Wildfires result in loss of forests and pollution, but what about wildlife

Fri, 16 Apr 2021 04:15:00 +0200kathmandupost (en)

Last year, when Australia witnessed megafires, what scientists called one of the worst wildfires in modern history, the cost of the disaster amounted to billions of dollars. Initial estimates put the costs at around $100 billion , making the bushfire Australia’s costliest natural disaster ever.

Forest fires mount in Indian Himalayan state and climate change blamed

Thu, 15 Apr 2021 17:15:00 +0200straitstimesSG (en)

NEW DELHI - It is not summer yet but Mr Steve Diederichs, who is originally from South Africa, and his colleagues have already battled four forest fires around their farm in Marrora in the northern Indian Himalayan state of Uttarakhand in the last few weeks.

Nepal chokes on smoke and ash as drought-worsened wildfires rage on

Wed, 14 Apr 2021 19:14:00 +0200taipeitimes (en)

“We tried to control the fire, but it spread so rapidly that we were helpless,” the 55-year-old said. “The fire came very close to my house and burned all the hay that I had piled up to feed the animals. Luckily, I could save my house.” The government sent a fire control expert to direct the....

Nepal chokes on smoke, ash as wildfires rage

Wed, 14 Apr 2021 10:12:00 +0200thehimalayantimes (en)

Hundreds of such fires have been spreading across the country since November, in the worst wildfire season Nepal has seen in a decade. The night the blaze reached Pokharel's village of Sungure, in Dang, a neighbour woke him to warn him. "We tried to control the fire, but it spread so rapidly we were helpless," the 55-year-old recalled.

Nepal chokes on smoke and ash as drought-worsened wildfires rage

Tue, 13 Apr 2021 08:06:00 +0200economictimes (en)

Since November, Nepal has been witnessing the worst wildfire season in a decade. Hundreds of fire have been spreading across the country, with people struggling to contain the situation. Recently, a wildfire took out more 80 hectares of forest in Sungure.

Nepal faces its worst fire season in years

Mon, 12 Apr 2021 11:47:00 +0200atalayar (en)

Nepal has been grappling with its worst wildfires for years, with hundreds of active fires in the country sending smoke and ash through its cities during one of the worst seasons in recent years. Five people have died trying to put out the fires that have been raging since January.

Why India's forest fires are worrying scientists

Mon, 12 Apr 2021 01:22:00 +0200bbc (en)

"We wake up in the middle of the night and check around the forests to make sure the fires are not approaching us," said Kedar Avani of Banaa village in Pithoragarh district, the eastern-most Himalayan district in the state. "Fires have eaten up our haystacks and grass stored for our livestock, and now we fear our houses will be gutted too.

Forest fire in Nepal

Sun, 11 Apr 2021 06:33:00 +0200cna (en)

epa09128128 Firefighters arrive to battle a fire in a forest near Telkot village, on the outskirts of Kathmandu, Nepal , 11 April 2021. In recent weeks, Nepal has been battling its worst forest fires in years which led to rising levels of air pollution across the country.

Forest fires spread across Indian Himalayan state

Sat, 10 Apr 2021 20:10:00 +0200dailypostusa (en)

Forest fires are spreading across the Indian Himalayan state of Uttarakhand in what officials fear could prove to be one of the worst fire seasons in years. The Uttarakhand forest department has recorded 1,500 fire incidents in the state so far this year, with blazes intensifying in April as northern India’s hot, dry summer approaches.

Nepal battles worst forest fires in years as air quality drops

Fri, 09 Apr 2021 16:27:00 +0200dhakatribune (en)

5 people have died so far trying to put out the fires that have been raging since January. Nepal is battling its worst forest fires in years, officials said on Friday, with smoke wafting across its mountains and souring the air as it settles into the bowl that holds capital city Kathmandu.

Five dead fighting Nepal wildfires that are ‘worst in a decade’ due to climate change

Fri, 09 Apr 2021 15:20:00 +0200independent-UK (en)

However, there can be several factors that exacerbate the wildfires, most of them related to climate change. Experts believe that with the environment getting drier, lack of rain and increased pollution will lead to heatwaves and droughts, making the environment more susceptible to wildfires.

Nepal battles worst forest fires in years as air quality drops

Fri, 09 Apr 2021 14:53:00 +0200thesundaily (en)

A portion of a hill burns during a forest fire in Makwanpur, outskirts of Kathmandu as forest fires have raged many areas in Nepal contributing to worst air quality in the bowl shaped Kathmandu, Nepal April 8, 2021. — Reuters. KATHMANDU : Nepal is battling its worst forest fires in years, officials....

Nepal battles worst forest fires in years

Fri, 09 Apr 2021 14:16:00 +0200thefinancialexpress (en)

Nepal is battling its worst forest fires in years, officials said on Friday, with smoke wafting across its mountains and souring the air as it settles into the bowl that holds capital city Kathmandu, reports Reuters. Five people have died so far trying to put out the fires that have been raging....

Nepal battles worst forest fires in years as air quality drops

Fri, 09 Apr 2021 12:36:00 +0200aljazeera-en (en)

Nepal has been battling its worst forest fires in years, officials said, with smoke wafting across its mountains and souring the air as it settles into the bowl that holds the capital city of Kathmandu. Five people have died so far trying to put out the fires that have been raging since January,....

Nepal battles worst forest fires in years as air quality...

Fri, 09 Apr 2021 11:57:00 +0200thepeninsulaqatar (en)

KATHMANDU - Nepal is battling its worst forest fires in years, officials said on Friday, with smoke wafting across its mountains and souring the air as it settles into the bowl that holds capital city Kathmandu. Five people have died so far trying to put out the fires that have been raging since....

Nepal battles worst forest fires in years as air quality drops

Fri, 09 Apr 2021 11:37:00 +0200HindustanTimes (en)

Nepal is battling its worst forest fires in years, officials said on Friday, with smoke wafting across its mountains and souring the air as it settles into the bowl that holds capital city Kathmandu. Five people have died so far trying to put out the fires that have been raging since January, said....

Nepal battles worst forest fires in years as air quality drops

Fri, 09 Apr 2021 10:35:00 +0200straitstimesSG (en)

KATHMANDU (REUTERS) - Nepal is battling its worst forest fires in years, officials said on Friday (April 9), with smoke wafting across its mountains and souring the air as it settles into the bowl that holds capital city Kathmandu. Five people have died so far trying to put out the fires that have....

No smoke without fire

Thu, 08 Apr 2021 10:30:00 +0200nepalitimes (en)

Nepal is continue to endure the worst air quality in recent years as wildfires ravage the forests at unprecedented rates. The country has been shrouded in smoke from forest fires for two weeks, made worse by the vehicular emissions and industrial pollution.

Nepal Hit By Worst Wildfires In Almost A Decade

Wed, 07 Apr 2021 19:57:00 +0200channelstv (en)

Nepal is experiencing its worst fire season in almost a decade, officials said Tuesday, as huge blazes rage across the country’s forests, engulfing the Himalayan nation in a shroud of brownish haze. Air quality in the capital Kathmandu was ranked on Tuesday as the worst in the world, according to....

Le Népal connaît ses feux de forêt les plus violents de la décennie

Wed, 07 Apr 2021 09:18:00 +0200geo (fr)

Le Népal connaît sa pire saison de feux de forêt depuis près de dix ans, d'énormes brasiers faisant rage à travers le pays, enveloppé d'une nuée brunâtre, selon les autorités. La qualité de l'air dans la capitale Katmandou a été classée mardi comme la pire au monde, selon le site de surveillance....

Nepal hit by worst wildfires in almost a decade

Wed, 07 Apr 2021 04:26:00 +0200thesundaily (en)

KATHMANDU: Nepal is experiencing its worst fire season in almost a decade, officials said Tuesday, as huge blazes rage across the country’s forests, engulfing the Himalayan nation in a shroud of brownish haze. Air quality in the capital Kathmandu was ranked on Tuesday as the worst in the world,....

Nepal hit by worst wildfires in almost a decade » TechCodex

Tue, 06 Apr 2021 20:01:00 +0200techcodex (en)

Nepal is experiencing its worst fire season in almost a decade, officials said Tuesday, as huge blazes rage across the country’s forests, engulfing the Himalayan nation in a shroud of brownish haze. Air quality in the capital Kathmandu was ranked on Tuesday as the worst in the world, according to....

Nepal was hit by the worst wildfire in almost 10 years - Florida News Times

Tue, 06 Apr 2021 19:34:00 +0200floridanewstimes (en)

Officials say Nepal is experiencing the worst fire season in almost a decade as a huge flame blows across the country’s forests and wraps the Himalayan country in a brownish haze on Tuesday. It was. According to surveillance site IQ Air, air quality in the capital city of Kathmandu was ranked as the....

Le Népal connaît ses feux de forêt les plus violents de la décennie

Tue, 06 Apr 2021 17:28:00 +0200msn-fr (fr)

© Riwaj SHARMA Des habitants luttent contre un incendie dans une forêt à Baglung, à environ 275 km à l'ouest de Katmandou, le 5 mars 2021. Le Népal connaît sa pire saison de feux de forêt depuis près de dix ans, d'énormes brasiers faisant rage à travers le pays, enveloppé d'une nuée brunâtre, selon les autorités.

Nepal hit by worst wildfires in almost a decade

Tue, 06 Apr 2021 17:22:00 +0200dhakatribune (en)

Nepal is experiencing its worst fire season in almost a decade, officials said on Tuesday, as huge blazes rage across the country's forests, engulfing the Himalayan nation in a shroud of brownish haze. Air quality in the capital Kathmandu was ranked on Tuesday as the worst in the world, according to....

Le Népal connaît ses feux de forêt les plus violents de la décennie

Tue, 06 Apr 2021 17:15:00 +0200tv5 (fr)

Le Népal connaît sa pire saison de feux de forêt depuis près de dix ans, d'énormes brasiers faisant rage à travers le pays, enveloppé d'une nuée brunâtre, selon les autorités. La qualité de l'air dans la capitale Katmandou a été classée mardi comme la pire au monde, selon le site de surveillance....

Le Népal connaît ses feux de forêt les plus violents de la décennie

Tue, 06 Apr 2021 17:10:00 +0200rtl-BE (fr)

Le Népal connaît sa pire saison de feux de forêt depuis près de dix ans, d'énormes brasiers faisant rage à travers le pays, enveloppé d'une nuée brunâtre, selon les autorités. La qualité de l'air dans la capitale Katmandou a été classée mardi comme la pire au monde, selon le site de surveillance....

Le Népal est ravagé par ses plus intenses feux de forêt depuis près de 10 ans

Tue, 06 Apr 2021 16:37:00 +0200rtbf (fr)

Le Népal connaît sa pire saison de feux de forêt depuis près de dix ans, d'énormes brasiers faisant rage à travers le pays, enveloppé d'une nuée brunâtre, selon les autorités. La qualité de l'air dans la capitale Katmandou a été classée mardi comme la pire au monde, selon le site de surveillance....

Nepal hit by worst wildfires in almost a decade

Tue, 06 Apr 2021 16:32:00 +0200citizen (en)

Nepal is experiencing its worst fire season in almost a decade, officials said Tuesday, as huge blazes rage across the country’s forests, engulfing the Himalayan nation in a shroud of brownish haze. Air quality in the capital Kathmandu was ranked on Tuesday as the worst in the world, according to....

Le Népal connaît ses feux de forêt les plus violents de la décennie

Tue, 06 Apr 2021 16:30:00 +0200lefigaro (fr)

Le Népal connaît sa pire saison de feux de forêt depuis près de dix ans, d'énormes brasiers faisant rage à travers le pays, enveloppé d'une nuée brunâtre, selon les autorités. À lire aussi : Ascension de l'Everest : plus de quarantaine pour se rendre au Népal cet été La qualité de l'air dans la....

Nepal Hit By Worst Wildfires In Almost A Decade - UrduPoint

Tue, 06 Apr 2021 16:19:00 +0200urdupoint (en)

Nepal is experiencing its worst fire season in almost a decade, officials said Tuesday, as huge blazes rage across the country's forests, engulfing the Himalayan nation in a shroud of brownish haze. Kathmandu, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 6th Apr, 2021 ) : is experiencing its worst fire....

Don’t venture out of homes, use masks if important: Nepal cautions against air pollution

Tue, 06 Apr 2021 16:15:00 +0200downtoearth (en)

Nearly a week after Nepal shut down all educational institutions for five days due to an alarming rise in air pollution levels , the situation has not improved. Pollution levels spiked on April 5 again, according to experts. With little respite so far, health officials have advised the public....

Nepal hit by worst wildfires in almost a decade, flights...

Tue, 06 Apr 2021 15:05:00 +0200khaleejtimes (en)

Nepal is experiencing its worst fire season in almost a decade, officials said Tuesday, as huge blazes rage across the country's forests, engulfing the Himalayan nation in a shroud of brownish haze. Air quality in the capital Kathmandu was ranked on Tuesday as the worst in the world, according to....

Nepal hit by worst wildfires in almost a decade - RFI

Tue, 06 Apr 2021 14:53:00 +0200rfi-en (en)

Kathmandu (AFP) Nepal is experiencing its worst fire season in almost a decade, officials said Tuesday, as huge blazes rage across the country's forests, engulfing the Himalayan nation in a shroud of brownish haze. Air quality in the capital Kathmandu was ranked on Tuesday as the worst in the world,....

Rainfall brings some respite from pollution but threat of more wildfires remains

Fri, 02 Apr 2021 04:00:00 +0200kathmandupost (en)

The brief rainfall of Wednesday evening brought a temporary but much-needed respite from the hazardous levels of air pollution and extreme wildfires in different parts of the country. Wednesday’s rainfall resulted in clearing the haze which had blanketed Kathmandu Valley and other hilly areas on Thursday and thus improving visibility.

Nepal schools shut: Forest fires, westerly winds from India may have contributed to air pollution

Thu, 01 Apr 2021 20:12:00 +0200downtoearth (en)

The air quality of Kathmandu, Nepal , hit hazardous levels on the morning of March 27, 2021. The AQI was 421, according to the Real-Time Air Quality Index monitoring device installed in the recreation centre of The United States Embassy. Two days later, the ministry of education whose office is....

Forest fire in Doti yet to be tackled

Thu, 01 Apr 2021 11:03:00 +0200thehimalayantimes (en)

The fires have been consuming one forest after another, with risks spreading to human settlements. Areas of the Mahabharat range and Chure range, where mostly Saal trees grow, have been adversely affected by the wildfires. According to Chief of Division Forest Office (DFO), Doti, Shambhu Tiwari,....

Nothing is being done to curb local pollution, environmentalists say

Thu, 01 Apr 2021 04:29:00 +0200kathmandupost (en)

Kathmandu and other parts of the country have been enveloped in toxic air for the past week emanating from dozens of wildfires around Nepal , and the general public has been gasping for clean and fresh air. While controlling all the fires anytime sooner, because of its intensity and lack of mechanism....

Nepal Shuts School as Smoke from Hundreds of Wildfires Engulfs Country

Wed, 31 Mar 2021 02:25:00 +0200laht (en)

KATHMANDU -- Nepal i authorities on Tuesday closed down all educational institutions due to rising air pollution, caused by hundreds of forest fires that have covered the country in a layer of smoke and led to cities like Kathmandu topping worldwide pollution charts.

Fortes intempéries dans le Sud du Népal : 34 morts

Wed, 31 Mar 2021 00:28:00 +0200catnat (fr)

Au moins 31 personnes ont été tuées et plus de 600 blessées lors d'un épisode de fortes pluiies accompagnées de vents soutenus qui a frappé le sud du Népal, détruisant des maisons, déracinant des arbres et renversant des poteaux électriques. 34 personnes ont été tuées a Bara. Une personne est morte dans la ville voisine de Parsa.

What Started the Nepal Fires? Here's What's Happening in the South Asian Country

Tue, 30 Mar 2021 18:45:00 +0200greenmatters (en)

Climate change quite literally fuels wildfires . Every year during "dry season," flames tear through planet Earth's most arid regions such as California and Australia — and these circumstances have unfortunately heightened as the climate crisis has gotten worse.

Smog blankets Nepal as hundreds of wildfires rage nationwide

Tue, 30 Mar 2021 14:43:00 +0200muscatinejournal (en)

The country has recorded up to 2,087 forest fires nationwide since November 15, 2020, according to the Nepal ese Forest Fire Management. And as of March 25, there were still at least 524 active fires burning across the country, spreading a combination of dust, smoke and ash into the air.

Smog blankets Nepal as hundreds of wildfires rage nationwide

Tue, 30 Mar 2021 14:33:00 +0200wcfcourier (en)

The country has recorded up to 2,087 forest fires nationwide since November 15, 2020, according to the Nepal ese Forest Fire Management. And as of March 25, there were still at least 524 active fires burning across the country, spreading a combination of dust, smoke and ash into the air.

Smog blankets Nepal as hundreds of wildfires rage nationwide

Tue, 30 Mar 2021 14:22:00 +0200siouxcityjournal (en)

The country has recorded up to 2,087 forest fires nationwide since November 15, 2020, according to the Nepal ese Forest Fire Management. And as of March 25, there were still at least 524 active fires burning across the country, spreading a combination of dust, smoke and ash into the air.

Nepal Shuts All Schools, Colleges For 4 Days As Air Pollution Worsens

Tue, 30 Mar 2021 05:05:00 +0200india (en)

Nepal is experiencing a serious spike in air pollution, with thick smoke blotting the skyline across the country since Wednesday and this also affected flights. Kathmandu and other major cities of Nepal have seen a massive deterioration of air quality since Wednesday as smoke and haze continuing to cover the skies.

Nepal shuts all educational institutions as air pollution worsens

Mon, 29 Mar 2021 22:46:00 +0200dtnext (en)

Kathmandu The Ministry of Education, Science and Technology said that the increasing levels of air pollution could adversely affect the children's health. A meeting, chaired by Education Minister Krishna Gopal Shrestha, took the decision to close down all education institutions owing to the rising....

Nepal shuts all educational institutions as air pollution worsens...

Mon, 29 Mar 2021 19:15:00 +0200menafn (en)

(MENAFN - IANS) Kathmandu, March 29 (IANS) The Nepal government on Monday announced it was shutting all educational institutions for the next four days owing to the severe deterioration of air quality in the recent period. The Ministry of Education, Science and Technology said that the increasing....

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