Alexa Cold wave may abate in next 24 hours

Dhaka, Friday   21 February 2020


Cold wave may abate in next 24 hours

 Staff Correspondent

 Published: 01:28 PM, 26 January 2020   Updated: 03:37 PM, 26 January 2020

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A mild to moderate cold wave is sweeping over several districts and it is likely to abate at some places in the next 24 hours commencing at 9:00 am on Sunday, predicted Bangladesh Meteorological Department today. 

"Mild to moderate cold wave is sweeping over Rangpur division and the regions of Tangail, Faridpur, Madaripur, Gopalgonj, Sitakunda, Srimangal, Rajshahi, Pabna, Naogoan, Jashore, Chuadanga, Barisal and Bhola and it may abate at some places," said a Met office bulletin issued this morning.

The Met Office also forecasted that day temperature may rise slightly and night temperature may remain nearly unchanged over the country during the period.

The weather may remain dry with the temporary partly cloudy sky over the country, said the bulletin, adding that moderate to thick fog may occur at places over the country from midnight to tomorrow morning.

As an extended outlook of the next 72 hours, the bulletin predicted that rain or thundershower is likely to occur at some places over the country.

The maximum temperature was recorded 27.7 degree Celsius yesterday in Teknaf of Cox’s Bazar district, while today’s minimum temperature was 6.3 degree Celsius in Tetulia of Panchagarh district.

The sunsets at 5:40 pm today and rises at 6:41 am tomorrow in the capital.