WEATHER ALERT: Monsoon to be more active in eastern and central parts

Published On: October 6, 2020 08:36 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, Oct 6: Monsoon will become active in the eastern and central regions of the country for some more days due to the influence of the low-pressure area in the Bay of Bengal, the Meteorological Forecasting Division said. 

Meteorologist Manju Basi said the monsoon is not likely to exit from the country for one week. According to her, although the monsoon will not disappear one week from now, there is no possibility of continuous heavy rainfall. Last year also monsoon exited on October 12, somewhat later than the normal time. Meteorologists estimate that this year also it will remain till October 12. The normal time for monsoon’s exit is September 23. 

The weather is partly to generally cloudy in Province 1, Province 2, Gandaki Province and Bagmati Province while it is partly cloudy in the rest of the provinces. It will be generally cloudy in Province 1, Province 2, Bagmati Province and Gandaki Province with the possibility of light rain in some places of Province 1 and 2 as well as one or two places of Bagmati and Gandaki provinces tonight. 

As per the weather update shared by the Division, the minimum temperature in the Kathmandu Valley was 17.8 degrees Celsius and the maximum temperature was 28.7 degrees Celsius in the last 24 hours. Similarly, the lowest temperature of 7.0 degrees Celsius throughout the country was recorded in Jumla while the highest temperature of 34.6 degrees Celsius was recorded in Nepalgunj.

(with inputs from RSS)

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