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Rainfall to continue for a few more days: MFD

Kathmandu

Aug 11, 2017-

The monsoon which had remained weak for nearly a month has become more active beginning Thursday resulting in precipitation throughout the country, the Meteorological Forecasting Division (MFD) stated.

Meteorologist Srijan Subedi said rainfall occurred across the country including in the Kathmandu Valley since last night and this trend will continue for some more days.

The Department of Hydrology and Meteorology also, in a statement on Thursday, urged all to stay alert, predicting heavy rains for two more days.

International airport services regular

Meanwhile, flights at Tribhuvan International Airport are operating regularly, despite thick fog in the sky around the Valley and continuous rainfall, the Civil Aviation Authority, TIA office stated.

All the flights are operating as usual in spite of the cloudy condition and rain and the flights at all the airports outside Kathmandu too are regular, airport spokesman Prem NathThakur said.

Monsoon had entered Nepal on June 12 this year and the Division estimates it will continue till the middle of September. RSS

 

Published: 11-08-2017 17:55

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