Southern and eastern parts of the country are expected to receive heavy rain from July 1-3, the National Center for Hydrology and Meteorology, forecasts.

Moderate rain is expected in the northern and western dzongkhags.According to an advisory from Weather and Climate Services Divisions, the heavy rain is due to observed low pressure system and upper air cyclonic circulation over the Northern side of India (Jammu and Kashmir), which is likely to persist.The advisory was issued to caution people since there is high chance of flash flood and landslides due to rain.