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Light snowfall likely in mountainous districts in eastern, central Nepal

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On rare occasions, hills around Kathmandu are blanketed in snow during winters. Photo: Shankar Giri

Kathmandu, December 23

Weather in the hilly region of the country will remain partly cloudy today due to the influence of the westerly wind.

Light snowfall has also been forecast in a few places of the high hilly and mountainous regions of Province 1, Bagmati and Gandaki provinces on Thursday.

According to the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology, a few places of Tarai (southern plains) of Sudurpaschim and Lumbini provinces have been experiencing fog.

The department, issuing a warning, has requested the people to adopt measures to keep themselves warm as most of the Tarai areas are covered with fog and the country has been experiencing chilling cold day by day.

As per the latest bulletin of the Meteorological Forecasting Division, today’s minimum temperature of Kathmandu valley was recorded at 3.0 degrees Celsius and maximum temperature at 17.7 degrees Celsius.

The lowest temperature was recorded minus 5.1 degrees Celsius in Jumla and the highest temperature 27 degrees Celsius in Bhairahawa.

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