Nepal will witness monsoon for another one week. (Photo for Representation)
KATHMANDU: The country will witness monsoon for another one week. According to meteorologist Nirajan Sapkota, monsoon has started its departure from the country’s western part.
Sapkota said that it will take another week for the monsoon which has started to dissipate from the western parts of the country to reach to the eastern parts.
He added that the exit of the monsoon starts from the western part and concludes from the east.
Monsoon had gone away in the first week of October last year.
Although September 23 is the normal time for the monsoon’s exit, its exit time has reached till first week of October in the last two to three years.
The weather at present is partly cloudy in the hilly region of the country.
As per the Meteorological Forecasting Division’s weather update, the minimum temperature in Kathmandu Valley today was 18.8 degrees Celsius and the maximum temperature was 30.4 degrees Celsius.