Monsoon becomes active, brings rains almost nationwide

Published On: June 22, 2020 09:49 PM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, June 22: Rainfall is taking place in almost all parts of the country today as the monsoon remains active. According to the Meteorological Forecasting Division (MFD), the monsoon that earlier entered the country from eastern Nepal has now its presence across the country. 

The MFD has predicted cloudy skies with the possibilities of rain nationwide and escalation of monsoon activities for the next three days. It has urged all to remain on alert toward that end. 

Meteorologist Bibhuti Pokhrel said one or two places in Provinces 1, 2, Bagmati Province, Gandaki Province and Province 5 are likely to witness heavy rainfalls. Most parts of the country have been seeing light to moderate rainfall since last night. 

The MFD's latest updates show the Kathmandu Valley today received 40 millimetres of rainfall followed by 33 mm in Nepalgunj, 5.6 mm in Dhankuta, 6.5 mm in Pokhara, 3.8 mm in Jumla and 1.2 mm in Dhangadhi.

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