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Kathmandu: It will take a few more days for the monsoon to enter the Kathmandu Valley, said the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology.

Currently, there is an influence of the monsoon system in the eastern part of the country whereas the effect of local and westerly winds and low-pressure systems formed around Bihar has impacted the remaining part of the country. 

Meteorologist at the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology, Sanjeev Adhikari, said that there are slim chances of rain in the Kathmandu Valley on Wednesday. 

The maximum temperature is expected to remain between 32-34 degrees Celsius. 

The weather will be partly to generally cloudy in the hilly regions of the country including Sudurpaschim, Karnali, and Koshi provinces. The weather will be fair in other parts of the country. 

Light rain is also taking place at one or two places in Koshi province. The weather will be partly to generally cloudy in the hilly regions of Bagmati and Gandaki provinces and mainly fair in the rest of the country this afternoon.

Light to moderate rain with thunder and lightning is likely to occur in some places of the hilly regions of Koshi, Bagmati, and Gandaki provinces. 

The Meteorological Forecasting Division has predicted partly to generally cloudy weather in the hilly regions of Koshi and Gandaki provinces and partly fair in the rest of the country tonight.

Light to moderate rain accompanied by thunder and lightning is likely to occur in some places of the hilly regions of Koshi and Gandaki provinces.