Westerly wind brings light rainfall to Kathmandu

Kathmandu, January 7

Some parts of the country including the Kathmandu Valley received light rainfall on Monday morning due to impact of the westerly wind.

The precipitaition caused temperature to plummet further, increasing cold.

The Meteorological Forecasting Division has said that light to moderate snowfall occurred in the highlands and mountains today. Phulchoki and Chandragiri, the high hill areas around the Kathmandu Valley, witnessed light snowfall today.

The weather throughout the country today is predicted to remain partly to generally cloudy with light rainfall at a few places.

However, weather will improve after the evening, Division’s senior meteorologist Shanti Kandel said.

According to the Division, the western and eastern hilly parts are likely to see partial cloudy sky and the sky in remaining parts will be fair.

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