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Two earthquakes recorded in Dhading, Nepal

Update 07:23 am

According to the Nepal Seismological center, two earthquakes have been recorded today in an interval of eleven minutes in Dhading district.

The first earthquake of magnitude 5.2 occurred at 06:29 am. The epicenter was located near Naubise.

The second earthquake of magnitude 4.3 occurred at 06:40 am.

Both are the aftershocks of magnitude 7.9 earthquake which occurred in Gorkha, Nepal on April 25, 2015.

Update 6:54 am
According to the United States Geological Survey, the magnitude 4.7 earthquake epicenter was located 31 km far from Kathmandu in Dhading area at Katuwalgaun. 
The nearby villages are Baghmara, Charipauwa, Admaragaun, Thakani Gairigaun, Nayangaun and others. We expect moderate damages in these hilly areas.

However, we will be waiting for the official earthquake details from Nepal Government.
Update 6:38 am

We have received hundreds of felt reports from Nagarjun and Tokha area. Tremor was strongly felt across Nuwakot and Dhading area. The epicenter is expected …

Floods in Iran kill 70 across 13 provinces

April 8, 2019: Recent flooding in Iran has claimed lives of at least 70 people.
According to the state-run Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA), floods killed people across 13 provinces. The floods occurred during Iran's new year holiday of Norwuz.
The southern province of Fars had the biggest death toll of 21, followed by the western province of Lorestan, IRNA reported.
The recent disaster has flooded some 1,900 cities and villages across Iran.

First recorded tornado in Nepal kills 29 in Bara and Parsa

April 8, 2019: A preliminary report by the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology (DoHM) has confirmed the first recorded tornado in Nepal which caused damages in Bara and Parsa, the Terai districts of Nepal.
According to the satellite image, the tornado in Bara and Parsa district of Nepal covered at least 30 kilometres distance with width of the trail around 200 to 250 metres. The devastating natural disaster was reported between 7:45pm and 8:15pm on March 31, 2019.
DoHM with the support from Small Earth Nepal investigated the storm in Nepal. Madan Lal Shrestha, former director general of DoHM and academician of Nepal Academy of Science Technology, a group of scientists found that Bara's windstorm was tornado.


Heavy storm in Bara and Parsa district of Nepal accompanied by hailstorms and rain claimed lives of at least 29 people and injured more than 600 people.

According to the local authorities, 28 people died in Bara district and one in Parsa district of Nepal.
Most of the fata…

Nepal: Storm in Bara and Parsa kills 29, injures 600

Update April 7, 2019

A preliminary report by the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology (DoHM) has confirmed the first recorded tornado in Nepal which caused damages in Bara and Parsa districts.

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April 1, 2019: Storm accompanied by hailstorms and rain has claimed lives of at least 29 people and injured more than 600 people.
According to the local authorities, 28 people died in Bara district and one in Parsa district of Nepal.
Most of the fatalities are from Pheta and Bhulahi Bharwaliya areas in Bara district.
Injured people are having treatment at Birgunj-based National Medical College and Narayani Sub-regional Hospital. Several people are also admitted at Kalaiya hospital.
The rainstorm on Sunday evening damaged hundreds of houses, electric poles and uprooted trees obstructing the roads.
The natural disaster also led to a power outage last night while the internet services have resumed in the affected districts, The Himalayan Times reported.
Nepal Army, Nepal Police and Arme…