Heat wave may abate some places
Published: 12:27 PM, 25 June 2019 Updated: 04:17 PM, 25 June 2019
Bangladesh Meteorological Department on Tuesday predicted that a mild heat wave is sweeping over Rajshahi and Sylhet divisions and the regions of Rangpur, Dinajpur, Tangail, Mymensingh, Sayedpur, Khulna, Jashore, Kushtia, Barishal, Patuakhali, Dhaka, Faridpur, Madaripur and Noakhali and it may abate from some places in next 24 hours commencing at 9:00 am today.
The Met Office also forecasted that rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty wind is likely to occur at a few places over the country during the period.
“Light to moderate rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty wind is likely to occur at a few places over Rangpur and Sylhet divisions and at one or two places over Rajshahi, Mymensingh, Dhaka, Khulna, Barishal and Chattogram divisions with moderately heavy falls over northern part of the country,” said a Met Office release issued this morning.
Meanwhile, day and night temperature may fall slightly over the northern part and it may remain nearly unchanged elsewhere over the country.
The country's maximum temperature on Tuesday was recorded 38.0 degrees Celsius in Jashore in Rangpur division while today’s minimum temperature was 26.3 degrees Celsius at Teknaf in Chattogram division.
The sun sets at 6:50 pm today and rises at 5:13 am tomorrow in the capital.