KATHMANDU: Cold has gradually increased across the country with monsoon making its exit from Nepal last Saturday.
Meteorologist Ganga Nagarkoti at the Meteorological Forecasting Division informed that with the departure of monsoon, the temperature has started going down.
Nagarkoti said winter begins in Nepal with the impact of Westerly wind adding that cold is being felt due to impact of cloud built following the formation of a trough in the troposphere from the western Mediterranean Sea and wind originated from the Arab Sea.
The departure of monsoon this year was delayed than the normal time. Tentatively, monsoon enters Nepal on June 10 and departs on September 23.
The Division has predicted the occurrence of fog and mist during mornings for some days saying that this would cause a general disturbance in air flights and road transport.