Meteorologists warn of heavy rainfall from Saturday

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Kathmandu: Monsoon would be more active from Saturday. Issuing a bulletin today, the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology said that light to moderate rain has been forecast at most of the places of the country as there was a possibility of the development of the monsoon low-pressure system near Terai region of Nepal from Saturday to Monday as well as the moisture-laden wind from the Bay of Bengal and the Arabian Sea.

Similarly, some places of Sudurpaschim, Karnali, and Lumbini provinces as well as some places of the remaining provinces will witness heavy rainfall. The Department has urged all to adopt necessary precautions as there is a risk of landslide in hilly areas and flood in Terai areas.

The sky throughout the country has now remained cloudy and some places of Province no 1, Province no 2, Bagmati, Gandaki, and Lumbini provinces, and one or two places of the remaining provinces have been experiencing light to moderate rain.

Likewise, light to moderate rainfall has been predicted at most of the places across the nation as well as heavy rainfall at some places of Sudurpaschim, Lumbini and Gandaki provinces on Saturday.

As per the recent details of the Meteorological Forecasting Division, Kathmandu Valley recorded 2.2 millimeters of rainfall today.