Rain accompanied by gusty wind forecast

Published On: April 16, 2020 02:45 PM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, April 16: Cloudy condition will likely prevail across the country, including in the Kathmandu Valley, today due to the influence of the Westerly wind.

The weather will be partly to generally cloudy with chances of rain accompanied by thunder and gusty wind in many places throughout the country today due to the influence of the Westerly low-pressure system, the Meteorological Forecasting Division stated.

"There is likelihood of rain and hailstone along with thunder, lightning and high wind as the Westerly wind and local wind are active in the country at present," meteorologist Manju Basi said.

According to her, this weather system will remain active until Saturday. The Division in its special weather bulletin this morning has advised for special precaution in the next three days. It stated that there is high possibility of occurrence of thunder and lightning, gusty wind, hailstone and precipitation in the Kathmandu Valley, Rasuwa, Dhading among other places today.

There is partly to generally cloudy throughout the country at present and precipitation is taking place at some places. As per the latest weather update provided by the Division, the minimum temperature in Kathmandu was 14.0 degrees Celsius and the maximum temperature 28.3 degrees Celsius in the last 24 hours.

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