Various regions of Nepal witness cloudy day today

KATHMANDU: The eastern, western and central regions of the country have witnessed a cloudy day today as the low pressure area has been generated in the eastern and central areas.

According to meteorologist Samir Shrestha at the Meteorological Forecasting Division, the wind that came from Uttarakhand of India has been struggling to enter Nepal through the far-western region as a high pressure area has been formed there.

He said that that if the wind enters Nepal, it will affect the central and western regions.

Shrestha, however, did not explain anything about possibilities of further rainfall.

The Kathmandu Valley had witnessed drizzle in the wee hours of Wednesday.

The MFD said that the Valley received 2.0 mm rainfall in last 24 hours as of 8:45 am today.

Shrestha further said that the weather will gradually improve from Friday.

Climate data for the month of October

Average Maximum Temperature: 26.8°C

Average Minimum Temperature: 13.4°C

Average Monthly Rainfall: 51.2 mm

Extreme Maximum Temperature: 31.9°C, October 07, 2007

Extreme Minimum Temperature: 5.8°C, October 25, 1972

Extreme Rainfall in 24 hours: 124.4 mm, October 20, 1987

(Source: MFD)