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Heat wave likely in central, west Tarai

Kathmandu: The Department of Hydrology and Meteorology has asked people in central and west Tarai to apply precautions as the regions are likely to witness excessive hot weather in the coming three days.

Issuing a special bulletin on Thursday evening, the Department warned people in Kanchanpur, Kailali, Bardiya, Banke, and Dang districts to remain cautious stating that there is a possibility of a heat wave. 

The districts in Tarai region have experienced more than 40 degrees Celsius in maximum temperature for the past couple of days.