Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Slight snowfall is expected in northern parts of western aimags on March 8, in northern parts of central and western aimags on March 9 and in western parts of western aimags on March 11.
The wind will get stronger temporarily, reaching 16-18 m/sec in some areas of western aimags on March 8 and March 11. Dust storm with wind speed of 12-24 m/sec will occur in some areas.
It is expected that temperature will drop slightly in northern parts of the country on March 9. However, the day time temperature will get milder.
The nighttime temperature will be -21-26 degrees Celsuis, the daytime temperature -3-8 degrees Celsius in the depressions of Uvs lake and Darkhad, in the head of Zavkhan river, in the basins of Ider, Tes,, Kharaa, Yuruu, Tuul, Terelj, Kherlen, Ulz and Khalk rivers.
In the mountainous areas of Khangai, Khuvsgul and Khentii and in Orkhon and Selenge basin areas, the daytime temperature will between minus 3 and plus 2 and the nighttime temperature will be around minus 15 and minus 20 degrees Celsuis respectively.
In Gobi Desert and in southern parts of gobi region, the nighttime temperature will be minus 3 to plus 2 degrees Celsuis, and the highest of day will be +18 degrees Celsuis.
In other regions, the nighttime temperature will be -7-12 degrees Celsuis, and the daytime temperature will be between 5 and 12 degrees Celsuis.