Nepal’s Weather: Rain, snowfall forecast
KATHMANDU: The Meteorological Forecasting Division has predicted rain and snowfall in different parts of the country from Tuesday evening. Different parts of the country that witnessed rain and snowfall last week are again likely to receive rain and snow due to the effects of the westerly winds.
Meteorologist Shanti Kandel said that most parts of the country would remain partly to fully cloudy today resulting in moderate snowfall in the high hills and mountain regions while light rain will occur in the western hills.
She said that most of the parts in the country including Kathmandu valley would witness light rain and the high hills and Himalayan belt snowfall on Wednesday and Thursday.
The effects of the westerly wind would prevail till Saturday.
The western, central and eastern hilly region would remain partly cloudy and the high hills and mountainous region would receive moderate snowfall tonight and tomorrow. The Division also forecasted slight rain in one or two places of the central and eastern parts in the country.
Likewise, the weather will be partially to generally cloudy throughout the country with the chances of moderate to heavy snowfall in the high hilly and mountainous regions of the country, the Division said.
According to the Division, the minimum temperature of Kathmandu was 4.2 degrees Celsius and the maximum temperature 16.3 degrees Celsius. Likewise, the lowest recorded temperature was in Jumla at 0.3 degrees Celsius today.
Published Date: Tuesday, January 7th, 2020 | 09:23 AM