The Kathmandu Valley recorded 5.0 degrees Celsius temperature on today, the lowest temperature of the year. The valley’s temperature dropped to 5 degrees Celsius and due to this people felt cold in the morning, according to the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology.
On Saturday, the minimum temperature was measured at 5.4 degrees Celsius.
With the drop in mercury, cold has been felt across the country including the valley, said an official at the department. The temperature will further drop in the coming days, according to the department. The temperature is plummeting by 2-3 degrees Celsius every day.
The Department has urged people to take precautionary measures against the cold as mercury is forecast to dip further ahead.
According to the latest updates by the Meteorological Forecasting Division, the maximum temperature of the valley was 19.8 degrees Celsius on Monday.
Similarly, Jumla reported the lowest minus 4.5 degrees Celsius while Bhairahawa recorded the highest 28.4 degrees Celsius across the country on the same day.