Because of the impact of the westerly wind, the weather will be partially to usually cloudy throughout the country, with the possibility of light snowfall in certain locations in the high hilly and mountainous regions, as well as light rainfall in one or two locations in the hilly region.
Sabina Shakya, a meteorologist from the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology, predicted that the system’s influence would last until the following Wednesday. She predicted that the coldness would rise as a result of the decline in both the maximum and minimum temperatures caused by the effect of the Westerly.
Gandaki, Lumbini, Karnali and Sudurpaschim provinces and the remainder of the hilly region will have mostly cloudy skies on Monday, while the rest of the country will have partly cloudy skies. Other regions will have partly cloudy skies on Monday. There is a chance of light rainfall in a few areas of the hilly terrain in the provinces of Sudurpaschim and Karnali, as well as in other provinces. Additionally, there is a potential of light to moderate snowfall in some areas of the high hilly and mountainous region, according to the Department of the Interior.
A warning from the Meteorological Forecasting Division has been issued to all citizens to take precautionary and safety measures to protect themselves from cold, as the mercury is expected to drop across the country as a result of the possibility of light snowfall in some areas of the high hilly and mountainous regions, as well as of light rainfall in one or two areas of hilly regions, as well as the occurrence of fog in the Tarai region in the early morning.
On the basis of the meteorological update provided by the Division, the Kathmandu Valley had a minimum temperature of 4.1 degrees Celsius and a maximum temperature of 17.4 degrees Celsius yesterday. A similar pattern emerged in the last 24 hours, with Jumla recording the lowest minimum temperature of minus 4.9 degrees Celsius and Bhairahawa recording the greatest maximum temperature of 28.3 degrees Celsius.