Weather to improve from today

By A Staff Reporter

Kathmandu, Feb. 14:Weather across the country will improve from Wednesday morning as major parts of the country from west to eastern region received light to moderate rains Tuesday morning.
Meteorologist Min Kumar Aryal said several regions of the country on Tuesday morning witnessed light to moderate rains because of the westerly wind and support from the local atmospheric pressure developed within Nepal’s territory.
“Except for some sporadic places of the eastern region, almost all parts today morning witnessed rainfall making people feel chill,” said Aryal. The westerly wind is moving towards the east and by Tuesday evening the impact will depart from there, said Aryal.
As per the Meteorological Forecasting Division (MFD) record taken at 8:45 am, the capital recorded 2.0 millimetre of rainfall on Tuesday early morning. The average minimum rainfall for the month of February is 18.7 mm for the capital. In this month, the extreme rainfall with 31.3 mm was recorded on February 17, 2011.
Today, the highest rainfall was recorded in Jumla at 29 mm. As per the latest update uploaded in the Division’s site, Jumla witnessed 29 mm, Surkhet 18 mm, Dadeldhura and Dang each 12 mm and Dipayal 9 mm rainfall .
Likewise, it rained 8 mm in Banke, 4 mm each in Dhangadhi and Bhairahawa and 2 mm in Pokhara.
The minimum temperature of the Valley was recorded 8.4 degree Celsius and the lowest was recorded in Jumla at minus 3.9 degree Celsius on Tuesday.
Unless any sudden change occurs in weather, the people across the country will start experiencing warm and heat after mid-February, said Aryal.

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