KATHMANDU, JUNE 10
The Meteorological Forecasting Division has shared that weather in Sudur Pashchim, Karnali, Gandaki and Lumbini Provinces is completely cloudy at present while few places of Bagmati, Gandaki and Lumbini are receiving light to medium rainfall with thunder and lightning.
The country currently has a mixed influence of western, eastern wind as well as local wind systems.
However, the monsoon is yet to enter the country and is expected to arrive in a few days.
Monsoon rains entered Nepal on June 12 last year which was two days late than normal onset date, which falls on June 10.
The 19th session of South Asian Climate Outlook Forum (SASCOF) held from April 26 to 28 had made a forecast that most parts of some South Asian countries are very likely to receive above-normal rainfall this season.
According to the Indian Meteorological Department, as on June 10, the Southwest Monsoon has further advanced into some more parts of south Gujarat region, remaining parts of Maharashtra, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh, some parts of south Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and south Odisha, remaining parts of central Bay of Bengal and most parts of North Bay of Bengal.
It reported that the conditions are favourable for further advancement of southwest monsoon into some more parts of Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, remaining parts of Chhattisgarh and Odisha, entire West Bengal and Jharkhand and some parts of Bihar and east Uttar Pradesh and remaining parts of north Bay of Bengal during next 48 hours.
Moreover, a cyclonic circulation is currently circulating over Northwest Bay of Bengal extending upto mid-tropospheric level. Under its influence, a Low Pressure Area is likely to form over Northwest Bay of Bengal and the neighbourhood during next 24 hours.