Monsoon lastly withdraws after a delay of 23 days

Monsoon to be delayed by some days

KATHMANDU, OCTOBER 17

This yr’s monsoon, which withdrew from Sudurpaschim Province, Karnali Provonce and a few elements of Province 5 within the western area of Nepal on October 1, has retreated from the remaining elements of the nation.

The Meteorological Forecasting Division stated in a particular climate bulletin that the summer time monsoon withdrew from the Nepal yesterday.

The traditional date of withdrawal of monsoon from Nepal is September 23. This yr’s monsoon retreat was delayed by 23 days because of the results of low-pressure areas. In response to statistics of the MFD, Kathmandu valley obtained a complete 1,082.9mm rain this summer time monsoon from June to mid-October. June, July, August, September and the interval till mid-October recorded 211.1 mm, 340.6mm, 333.6mm, 185.8mm and 11.8mm rain, respectively.

Monsoon withdrawal begins from the western elements of the nation and westerly winds substitute easterly winds. When there’s appreciable discount in moisture content material as proven by satellite tv for pc pictures and no chance of rainfall constantly for 3 days in a row, it may be termed because the signal of monsoon withdrawal.

In Nepal, monsoon usually stays lively for 105 days. This yr monsoon had an prolonged keep. Nepal recorded the longest monsoon within the yr 2008. That yr, the monsoon stayed within the nation for 130 days. In response to the Division of Hydrology and Meteorology, the delay in monsoon retreat has been blamed on melancholy over the Bay of Bengal.


A model of this text seems in print on October 18, 2020 of The Himalayan Instances.


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