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Weather conditions to improve

Himalayan News Service

Kathmandu, August 13

Weather conditions will start improving across the country from tomorrow, according to Meteorological Forecasting Division.

Meteorologist at the division Suvash Rimal said monsoon had weakened in eastern parts of the country, while  central and western parts of the country would receive moderate to heavy rainfall till early Monday.

“Monsoon trough line is about to shift to southern parts of the country from the Tarai. So  there would be no heavy rainfall from Monday onwards,”Rimal told THT, adding there was no possibility of another strong system within the next three days.

Meanwhile, water level in nine rivers of central and western region have crossed the danger mark at several places.

DHM set the warning level for rainfall at 60 mm in one hour, 80 mm in three hours, 100 mm in six hours, 120 mm in 12 hours and 140 mm in 24 hours. DHM said there was a potential threat of landslides in steep slopes.

MFD recorded 4 mm rainfall in Dipayal, 27.2 mm in Dhangadi, 64.3 mm in Birendranagar, 70.2 mm in Nepalgunj,10.3 mm in Jumla, 167.4 mm in Dang, 16.9 mm in Pokhara, 67.6 mm in Bhairahawa, 173.2 in Simara, 26.6 in Kathmandu, 9.6 mm in Okhaldhunga, 10.8 mm in Taplejung, 23 mm in Dhankuta, 0.3 mm  in Jomsom, 20 mm in Lumle and 4.2 mm in Jiri in the past 24 hours ending at 5:00 pm this evening.


A version of this article appears in print on August 14, 2017 of The Himalayan Times.

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