Weather improves from today, activities increase in valley

काठमाण्डु टुडे २०७० असोज ३० गते १५:४९ मा प्रकाशित

Kathmandu, Oct. 16: Nepalese people breathed a sigh of relief today, after they were perplexed by the sudden heavy rains for three days during the Dashain festival season, as weather conditions improved all over the country.

They had suffered three days of continual rains from Sunday to Tuesday due to the Phailin cyclone that occurred in the Bay of Bengal affecting Indian coastal states.

Life was affected in the eastern, central, western and mid- western part of the country because of the rains and general public had difficulties in reaching their destinations to receive blessings along with tika and jamara from their elders and relatives.

Although the eastern region was more affected by rains, Kathmandu valley folks suffered as there were not enough vehicles for movement and from the cold weather.

Senior weather expert Rajendra Prasad Shrestha said the weather which improved gradually from Tuesday will remain clear in all regions except for eastern region from today.

He said there will be overcast skies in eastern and central regions but there will be no rain. The skies will be darker in the eastern region, whereas the western and mid-western region will be clear.

According to the Department of Meteorology and Hydrology, Weather Forecast Division, Kathmandu’s maximum temperature will remain 21 degrees and minimum 18 degrees for today. RSS

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