Nepal | October 21, 2020

Rainfall predicted, monsoon likely to exit after a week in Nepal

Rastriya Samachar Samiti
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KATHMANDU, OCTOBER 6

Monsoon will become active in the eastern and central region of the country for some days due to the influence of the low-pressure area in the Bay of Bengal, the Meteorological Forecasting Division said.

Meteorologist Manju Basi said the monsoon is not likely to exit from the country for at least one week. According to her, although the monsoon will not disappear for one week from now, there is no possibility of continuous heavy rainfall. Last year also monsoon exited on October 12, somewhat later than the normal period. Meteorologists estimate that this year also it will remain till October 12 in Nepal. The normal time for monsoon’s exit is September 23.

The weather remained partly to generally cloudy in Province 1, Province 2, Gandaki Province and Bagmati Province while it was partly cloudy in the rest of the provinces, throughout the day today.

As per the weather of the MFD, the minimum temperature in Kathmandu Valley was 17.8 degrees Celsius and the maximum temperature was 28.7 degrees Celsius in the last 24 hours. The lowest temperature of 7.0 degrees Celsius throughout the country was recorded in Jumla while the highest temperature of 34.6 degrees Celsius was recorded in Nepalgunj.


A version of this article appears in e-paper on October 7, 2020, of The Himalayan Times.


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