Heat wave sweeping and may continue
Published: 12:15 PM, 29 April 2019 Updated: 12:16 PM, 29 April 2019
Met Office on Monday said that a mild to moderate heat wave is sweeping over Rajshahi and Khulna divisions and the regions of Tangail, Faridpur, Gopalgonj, Dhaka & Rangmati and it may continue till tomorrow morning.
The Met Office also forecasted that rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty or squally wind is likely to occur at many places over the country n the next 24 hours commencing 9:00 am today.
“Rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty or squally wind is likely to occur at a few places over Sylhet division and weather may remain mainly dry with temporary partly cloudy sky elsewhere over the country,” said a Met Office release issued this morning.
Besides, day and night temperature may remain nearly unchanged over the country during the period, said it.
Meanwhile, the cyclonic storm “FANI” over Southeast Bay and adjoining area moved north-northwestwards further over the same area at 06 AM today. It is likely to intensify further and move in a northwesterly direction.
The country's highest temperature was recorded yesterday 39.9 degrees Celsius inj Rajshahi, while today’s minimum temperature was 20.5 degrees Celsius in Sylhet.
The sun sets at 6:26 pm today and rises at 5:26 am tomorrow in the capital.