Kathmandu: The weather impacted by the low-pressure system over the Arabian Sea will gradually start improving from Sunday, the Department of hydrology and meteorology said. The weather in most of the places of the country is partly to generally cloudy with chances of light snowfall at some places of the high hilly and mountainous region due to the influence of the low-pressure system that has developed over the Arabian Sea.
Senior meteorologist at the Department, Nirajan Sapkota said the influence of this weather system will gradually decrease from Sunday afternoon. The weather will be partly to generally cloudy in most of the parts of the country with chances of light snowfall at some places of the high hilly and mountainous region and of light rain at one or two places in Sudurpaschim, Karnali, Lumbini, Gandaki and Bagmati provinces during this period.
“There is no possibility of heavy rain,” Sapkota said. It is partly to generally cloudy in Province no 1 and generally cloudy in the rest of the provinces at present. The weather will be generally cloudy in Karnali, Lumbini, Gandaki and Bagmati provinces, and partly to generally cloudy in the rest of the provinces towards the afternoon.
The Meteorological Forecasting Division in its weather update stated that the minimum temperature in Kathmandu Valley was 11.1 degrees Celsius and the maximum 22.5 degrees Celsius over the last 24 hours. The lowest temperature, 1.2 degree Celsius was recorded in Jumla and the highest maximum, 29.2 degrees Celsius, was recorded in Surkhet in the same period.