A powerful cyclone named Tauktae cyclone is causing rain in most parts of the country, according to the Meteorological Forecasting Division (MFD).
The Auktae cyclone, which is currently centered in Gujarat, India, is expected to bring heavy rain today afternoon before gradually dissipating, according to the Division.
According to an MFD weather bulletin issued this morning, light to moderate rain is expected in some areas, with heavy rain expected in the majority of the country.
Today and tonight, heavy rain is expected in a few areas of Gandaki and Bagmati Pradesh.
The MFD said that in some high hilly and mountainous areas heavy rain and snowfall may occur, and urges people to take care within the next 24 hours.