Climate & Environment

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

With the rain, the number of wildfires came down to 59, air quality index to 42 from a high of 334, and visibility went up to 7,000 metres from 1,000 metres. Rainfall brings some respite from pollution but threat of more wildfires remains
Smog over the skies of Kathmandu Valley was partially cleared by Wednesday’s rainfall. Dipendra Rokka/TKP
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Chandan Kumar Mandal
Published at : April 2, 2021
Updated at : April 2, 2021 07:33
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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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