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Low-pressure line nearer to Nepal making monsoon active

Chief Executive Officer at National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Authority, Anil Pokharel, has cautioned that the risk of natural disasters including landslides and floods is higher this year as pre-monsoon rainfall is also causing landslides and has left the land fragile. 
(Settlements in Kailali have been inundated after continuous rains Photo: Durga Devkota)

KATHMANDU: An active monsoon wind is causing slight rainfall across the country since early morning on Sunday.

The Meteorological Forecasting Division stated that the monsoon is nearer to the low-pressure lines in the country which will cause rainfall until Monday morning across the country.

According to meteorologist Nirajan Sapkota, the rainfall has been witnessed in some parts of all seven states today and it could continue in most of the parts in all states particularly in State-2, Bagmati State, Gandaki State, and State-5. The Division has cautioned that heavy rainfall could occur in some parts from Monday morning as monsoon would be more active. Sapkota added that the rainfall more than average has been recorded in the year 2020 in the country.

Meanwhile, Chief Executive Officer at National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Authority, Anil Pokharel, has cautioned that the risk of natural disasters including landslides and floods is higher this year as pre-monsoon rainfall is also causing landslides and has left the land fragile.

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