Kathmandu: Today is the shortest day of this year.
Usually the shortest day of the year falls on December 22 and sometimes it falls on December 21. This year, the shortest day falls on 21st December.
This day is called ‘Winter Solstice’ according to the AD calendar. The longest day is called ‘Summer Solstice’.It will be sunny in Nepal today for only 10 hours and 23 minutes. From tomorrow, days will gradually become longer and nights will become shorter.