Mercury continues to plummet in Kathmandu Valley

Published On: December 13, 2021 01:17 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Dec 13: Temperature in the Kathmandu Valley is plummeting day by day.  The Valley recorded the minimum temperature of 4.3 degrees Celsius today, the lowest of the year. On Sunday, the minimum temperature was 5.0 degrees Celsius. 

According to the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology, the Valley’s temperature has been decreasing by 1-2 degrees Celsius on a daily basis since last Friday. Meteorologist Pratibha Manandhar said, “The Valley’s temperature is plummeting by 1-2 degrees Celsius each day and this pattern will continue till December 20.”    

Meteorologists predict that the Valley’s temperature graph will drop to 0 degree Celsius.

Presently, it is partly to generally cloudy in Gandaki Province, Lumbini Province, Karnali Province and Sudurpaschim Province and partly cloudy in the rest of the provinces. There are chances of light snowfall at a few places in the mountainous region today.  

According to the Division, the maximum temperature of the Valley was 19.3 degrees Celsius today. Similarly, Jumla reported the lowest minus 4.6 degrees Celsius while Simara recorded the highest 28.9 degrees Celsius across the country today.


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