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Heat wave likely to continue

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 01:06 PM, 30 March 2020  

Photo: Collected

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Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) on Monday predicted that the ongoing mild heatwave is likely to continue over the country in the next 24 hours commencing at 9:00 am today.

“Mild heat wave is sweeping over the regions of Faridpur, Madaripur, Sitakunda and Rangamati, and it may continue,” said a met office bulletin issued this morning. 

The Met Office also forecasted that weather may remain dry with the temporary partly cloudy sky over the country during the period. 

Besides, day and night temperature may remain nearly unchanged over the country, the bulletin said. 

As an outlook for the next 72 hours, it predicted: "Rain or thundershowers activity is likely."

The maximum temperature was recorded yesterday  37.5 degrees Celsius in Rangamati of Chattogram Division, while today’s minimum temperature was 16.4 degrees Celsius in Tetulia of Rangpur Division. 

The sun sets at 6:14 pm today and rises at 5:52 am tomorrow in the capital. 

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