Climate & Environment

Despite technology in place, lightning continues to be a major killer in Nepal

Even though the country has nine lightning detection centres and a weather radar station, they have not been sufficiently utilised for lack of manpower and maintenance issues. Despite technology in place, lightning continues to be a major killer in Nepal
Since April 13 this year, 54 people have been killed and 181 injured in lightning incidents. Thomas Dutour/Shutterstock
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Chandan Kumar Mandal
Published at : August 28, 2020
Updated at : August 28, 2020 07:41
Kathmandu

Chandan Kumar Mandal

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.


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