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NEW DELHI — Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, who is on a three-day state visit to India, has met his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi on Friday evening at the latter’s official residence at 7, Lok Kalyan Marg, New Delhi.

Although the scheduled formal meeting between the two prime ministers was slated for Saturday, Prime Minister Oli paid a visit to Prime Minister of India, a day earlier.

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PM Oli arrived in New Delhi this afternoon leading a 54-member delegation—45 from Nepal and nine from India. He was received by Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh, State Finance Minister Shiva Pratap Shukla and officials from Indian External Affairs Ministry at Indira Gandhi International Airport.

Likewise, acting Ambassador of Nepal to India Bharatraj Regmi, among others, had also reached the airport to welcome Oli.

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Met department warns of flash floods risk in hilly districts

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KATHMANDU — The Department of Hydrology and Meteorology has predicted flash floods in the rivers of hilly districts due to incessant rains, urging people living near the river banks and surrounding areas to remain alert to such possibility.

The Meteorological Forecasting Division issued a press release today, forecasting the possibility of flash floods in small and seasonal rivers mainly in Dolakha, Rasuwa, Dhading, Gorkha, Surkhet, Rolpa, Darchula and some other hilly districts.

It has said that the possibility of waters flow in Kankai, Koshi, Kamala, Bagmati, Narayani, West Rapti, Babai, Karnali and Mahakali rivers crossing the danger line is low.

Hilly districts are likely to see rains today, tomorrow and the day after tomorrow and people residing near the banks of rivers and their surroundings need to remain alert.

Light to moderate rains have been still forecast for the next three days while some parts in the western part of Nepal are probably to record heavy rains.

According to the division latest details, Lumle witnessed the maximum rainfall (231 mm) today and it is followed by Jiri ( 85mm), Okhaldhunga (40 mm), Taplejung ( 26mm), Dadeldhura (25 mm ) and Kathmandu (15mm).

Today’s maximum temperature of the Kathmandu Valley was recorded at 31 degree Celsius while the minimum temperature was 20.8 degree Celsius

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