Mercury plummets, increasing cold across the country

Published On: December 11, 2021 04:41 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, Dec 11: Temperature has decreased across the Kathmandu Valley today. The minimum temperature of the Valley is recorded 5.4 degree Celsius, the coldest this year, which was 6.5 degree Celsius on Friday, according to the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology.

As the cold has been increasing throughout the country, the department has issued a warning for the next 24 hours and urged everyone to be warm and safe from cold as mercury continues to dip.

Similarly, snowfall is predicted in some high hilly places of Sudurpaschim, Karnali and Gandaki Provinces next week due to the mixture of westerly wind and westerly low pressure system, according to the department.

The maximum temperature of the Kathmandu Valley is 20 degree Celsius. While Humla recorded the lowest -4.7 degree Celsius, the maximum was 30 degree Celcius in Bhairahawa.



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