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The likelihood of heavy rainfall in Lumbini and the Far Western Region

ByGlobal Darpan

Sep 11, 2023

Kathmandu : The Department of Hydrology and Meteorology has currently informed that the monsoon’s low-pressure system is located to the south of Nepal. Additionally, there is a partial influence of the low-pressure system in the central region of India and surrounding areas of Nepal.

According to the department, there have been general changes in the weather in hilly regions of provinces like Lumbini and Sudurpaschim, among others, while other parts of the country are experiencing relatively clear weather.

Some areas of Sudurpaschim and Karnali provinces, as well as sporadic locations in Koshi, Bagmati, Gandaki, and Lumbini provinces, are currently expected to receive light to moderate rainfall.

Today, there will be partial to general changes in the weather across the country. Some areas of Koshi, Madhesh, Gandaki, and Bagmati provinces, as well as some locations in other provinces, are expected to have the possibility of light to moderate rainfall along with thunder and lightning.

In some parts of the country, there is a possibility of light to moderate rainfall along with thunder and lightning. Similarly, some locations in Lumbini and Sudurpaschim provinces may also experience heavy rainfall.

Due to the monsoon, there is a possibility of a slight increase in the water level of rivers that flow from these regions, which could potentially lead to issues such as flooding, landslides, inundation, soil erosion, and other hazards. Therefore, the department has urged caution to safeguard public health, agriculture, daily life, road and air transportation, and to be prepared for potential risks.