Impact of monsoon wind suggests possibilityof heavy rain at few places

Torrential rain causing flood.

KATHMANDU, September 8: The Meteorological Forecasting Division has predicted heavy rainfall in three provinces with general cloudy condition across the country today, Wednesday, due to impact of monsoon wind.

Presently monsoon trough remains closer to the average location, suggesting heavy rain at some places. The monsoon system is likely to move down from its average position and this will thwart the scale of rain. According to meteorologist Pratibha Manandhar, monsoon has not yet ended in the country, there are chances of light to moderate rains ahead.

Presently, light rainfall is taking place at some places of Province 1, Bagmati, Gandaki, Karnali and Sudurpaschim provinces.  Likewise, heavy rainfall is likely at one or two places of Gandaki, Karnali and Sudurpaschim provinces in the afternoon today. Tonight, there will be generally cloudy across the country and light to moderate thunder shower has been predicted at some places and heavy rain is likely at one or two places of the Bagmati Province, the Division said.

According to the Division’s latest weather information, the maximum temperature was measured at 19.6 degrees Celsius today followed by 29.8 degrees Celsius maximum temperature. Likewise, Jumla reported the lowest temperature 15.5 degrees Celsius and Dipayal Silgadhi reported the highest 35.0 degrees Celsius across the country today.