As reported in RATOPATI, January 22, 2019
Bajura has seen heavy snowfall for the third time since last week of December. Normal life has been affected and whitened human settlement and mountains in the area, including Rugin, Bichchhaya, Gaumul. Khaptad Chhededaha, Triveni and Budhinanda. The forest areas nearby the district headquarters have seen a pile-up of around half-foot snow. Life in high altitude areas has been badly affected.
Travel to and from Simkot has been badly affected following the snowfall with people unable to go outside their homes and two-feet of snow reported outside the town with freezing temperatures recorded in many northern villages.