Westerly Winds Bring Light Rain, Snowfall

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Westerly Winds Bring Light Rain, Snowfall

January 7: Some parts of the country including the Kathmandu Valley received light shower on Monday due to the impact of the westerly winds. According to Rastriya Samachar Samiti (RSS), the light rainfall caused temperature to further plummet, increasing cold.

Meanwhile, light to moderate snowfall occurred in the highlands and mountainous regions, the Meteorological Forecasting Division said.

The state-run news agency reported that Phulchoki and Chandragiri, the high hills around the Kathmandu Valley, witnessed light snowfall.

The weather across the country is predicted to remain partly cloudy throughout the day with light rainfall in a few places. However, the weather will improve in the evening, RSS quoted senior meteorologist at the division Shanti Kandel as saying.

According to the division, the hills in western and eastern Nepal are likely to remain partially cloudy while the weather in the remaining parts of the country will be fair.

On Wednesday, there will be partly cloudy in the hilly regions and remaining parts will have a fair weather.

Meanwhile, snowfall that has occurred in Humla since last Sunday night has increasingly affected normal life in the Himalayan district, RSS further reported.

With the district temperature reaching below minus 15 degrees Celsius, the locals are feeling troubled to come outside of their homes. As the snowfall continues, the district headquarters Simikot has seen snow as deep as one feet while villages to the north of Simikot witnessed two-foot snow.


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