Low-pressure system to hover in Nepal sky till Thursday

KATHMANDU: The Meteorological Forecasting Division has attributed sudden heavy rainfall in central and eastern parts of Nepal since Tuesday night to the development of low-pressure system.

The weather turned cloudy and rained due to the low-pressure area created in the east and central regions, meteorologist Bibhuti Pokharel told the Rastriya Samachar Samiti (RSS).

He said some rainfall was recorded in the western region while the far-western region remained untouched by the recent development in the weather system.

The weather system which developed on Tuesday night is expected to continue until Thursday evening with a fine weather on Friday.

As per the data available with the Division, Okhaldunga recorded the highest precipitations with 82 millimetres of rainfall while Biratnagar recorded 23 millimetres, Dhankuta 29, Taplejung 37, Kathmandu 24, Bhairahawa 39 and Nepalgunj 34.