Clouds across the country, heavy rains in these states

Torrential rain causing flood.

KATHMANDU: SEPT. 7 – It has been cloudy all over the country and it is raining in State 1, Bagmati, Gandaki, Karnali and Far Western States. According to the Meteorological Department, it is raining due to the low pressure line of the monsoon near the western Terai of the country.

There is a possibility of light to moderate rain in many parts of the country in the afternoon. Heavy rains including thunderstorms are also expected in Gandaki, Karnali and a few places in the Far Western States and one or two places in State 1, Bagmati and Lumbini States. Similarly, light to moderate rain is expected in Gandaki, Lumbini, Karnali and most parts of the Far West and some parts of the rest of the state.

The department has urged to be vigilant as the water level in rivers and streams may rise due to the risk of landslides and landslides in hilly areas due to the possibility of heavy rains.