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3 cold waves may sweep country in January

 Daily Bangladesh Desk Daily-Bangladesh

 Published: 01:04 PM, 2 January 2018   Updated: 10:23 AM, 4 January 2018

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According to monthly outlook of Bangladesh Meteorological Department, a cold wave and two mild cold waves may sweep over the country in January. Besides, temperature may decrease below 8 degree Celsius in some parts of the country during the period.

The Meteorological Department said, night temperature may fall in the coming 48 hours, while parts of the Rangpur, Rajshahi and Khulna divisions may experience cold waves.

North and central Bangladesh may experience a medium (6-8 degrees Celsius) or intense (4-6 degrees Celsius) cold wave this month and 2-3 light (8-10 degrees Celsius) or medium cold waves in other parts of the country this month, added the forecast.

However, the overall average temperatures across the country may remain normal.

According to forecast, the north, northeast, northwest, central and river basin areas may expect heavy fog, while other areas may experience light to medium fog today.

Parts of the Chittagong division and one or two areas in Sylhet, Barisal and Khulna may expect light to medium showers. The weather will remain dry in most other parts of the country with some temporary cloudy skies.