Nepal | January 16, 2021

Weather gets chilly in Kathmandu as mercury drops to 4.5

Rastriya Samachar Samiti
Share Now:

KATHMANDU: Kathmandu Valley recorded the lowest temperature so far this season, on Saturday, as the temperature dropped to 4.5 degrees Celsius.

“If the sky is clear at night, the temperature in the morning decreases and if it is cloudy at night, the temperature increases in the morning,” Meteorologist Barun Poudel shared.

The weather will be clear throughout the country for some days now and will remain sunny.

Meteorological Forecasting Division shared that the minimum temperature in Kathmandu valley was 4.5 degrees Celsius and the maximum was 18.5 degrees Celsius.

Jumla recorded the lowest minimum temperature throughout the country at minus 2.5 degrees Celsius while Biratnagar recorded the highest minimum temperature at 12 degrees Celsius in the last 24 hours.


Follow The Himalayan Times on Twitter and Facebook

Recommended Stories:

More from The Himalayan Times:

First Arab Ama Dablam Expedition makes successful attempt on Thursday

KATHMANDU: A team from Seven Summit Treks ‘First Arab Ama Dablam Expedition’ comprising Qatari climber Fahad Badar, Sherief Elabd from Eygpt and Nadhira Al Harthy from Oman have attempted Mt Ama Dablam (6812 m) on January 14. The winter ascent to Ama dablam consisted of at least 14 climbers w Read More...

Cold increasing woes of poor people

RAJBIRAJ, JANUARY 14 Life in Saptari has been adversely affected due to inclement weather for the past three days. The cold breeze that blows from early morning and the thick fog have made things worse. According to locals, they have hardly seen any sunshine for the past few days and the exces Read More...

clouds above singhadarbar due to low-pressure system

Weather to remain cloudy for three more days across country

KATHMANDU: Weather will likely be partly to generally cloudy for three more days, the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology said. Meteorologist Bibhuti Poudel said this is an influence of low pressure system that has developed in the south eastern Arabian Sea and the low pressure trough develop Read More...

Sixth Nepal-India Joint Commission meeting begins in New Delhi

KATHMANDU: The Sixth Nepal-India Joint Commission meeting has begun in New Delhi. According to the Embassy of Nepal in the Indian capital, Foreign Minister Pradeep Kumar Gyawali and Indian External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar are leading their respective delegations. Along with the m Read More...

At least 15 dead as Indonesia quake topples homes, buildings

MAMUJU, INDONESIA: A strong, shallow earthquake shook Indonesia's Sulawesi island just after midnight Friday, toppling homes and buildings, triggering landslides and killing at least 15 people. More than 600 people were injured during the magnitude 6.2 quake, which sent people fleeing their homes Read More...

Xi asks Starbucks' Schultz to help repair US-China ties

BEIJING: President Xi Jinping is asking former CEO Howard Schultz of Starbucks to help repair U.S.-Chinese relations that have plunged to their lowest level in decades amid a tariff war and tension over technology and security. A letter from Xi to Schultz reported Friday by the official Xinhua Ne Read More...

China builds new quarantine center as virus cases rise

BEIJING: A city in northern China is building a 3,000-unit quarantine facility to deal with an anticipated overflow of patients as COVID-19 cases rise ahead of the Lunar New Year travel rush. State media on Friday showed crews leveling earth, pouring concrete and assembling pre-fabricated rooms i Read More...

With beginning of snowfall, poaching on the rise in Bajura

BAJURA: Poaching of rare endangered animals has increased with the beginning of snowfall in higher altitude areas of Bajura district. The endangered wildlife inhabiting the areas in Martadi, Dahakot, Manakot, Toli, Kailashmandau, Kanda, Rugin, Chhatara, Dogadi are being poached. Local Dhanamal Read More...