KATHMANDU: “After the landfall, the Nilofar will rapidly deteriorate in strength and remnants of the cyclone may affect the western region of Nepal by Saturday. Light snowfall in mountainous region and brief rainfall or thunder showers may occur at one or two places in the country,” a meteorological analysis released by the MFD said.
Meanwhile, the Office of Prime Minister and Council of Ministers have issued a four-point directive to the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology to update the concerned agencies with information to help them prevent any untoward incidents due to impending cyclone.
Shanta Raj Subedi, Secretary, OPMCM, said the DoHM will provide weather forecast and other related information to the Ministry of Home Affairs, Ministry of Tourism and Civil Aviation, tourist information centres, local administration of areas likely to be affected by the changing weather pattern and organisations related to tourism on a regular basis. Information regarding any sort of potential risk will be relayed to the general public through electronic and print media.
Tourists, tour guides and general public will be requested through local administration not to travel during time of high risk.
News Source : THT