Westerly wind brings snow in Nepal

Published On: January 24, 2018 10:08 AM NPT

KATHMANDU, Jan 24: Unexpected snowfall in mountainous regions of the country is due to westerly wind that entered Nepal yesterday. Across the country, there has been snowfall in mountainous regions of Manag, Mustang, Jumla and Humla, Dolakha. Parts of the southern plains saw hailstorms after rainfall. Kathmandu valley also is experiencing rainfall since early morning.

While weather will remain cloudy throughout the day, it is likely to improve tomorrow, Bibhuti Pokhrel, metereologist at the Department of Meterology said.  “These are fast moving winds so we hope that the weather conditions will clear tomorrow.”

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