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Dhaka, Monday   19 August 2019


Heat wave sweeping over Khulna, may spread

 Staff Correspondent

 Published: 01:22 PM, 16 July 2019   Updated: 01:29 PM, 17 July 2019

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Bangladesh Meteorological Department on Tuesday predicted that a mild heat wave is sweeping over Khulna division and it may spread in next 24 hours commencing at 9:00 am today. 

The Met Office also forecasted that many places over the country are likely to experience light to moderate rain or thundershowers during the period. 

"Light to moderate rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty wind is likely to occur at many places over Rangpur, Mymensingh and Sylhet divisions and at a few places over Rajshahi, Dhaka and Chattogram divisions and at one or two places over Khulna and Barishal divisions with moderately heavy to heavy falls at places over the country," said a Met office release issued this morning.

Besides, day and night temperature may rise slightly over the country during the period, said it.  

The highest temperature was recorded yesterday 37.8 degrees Celsius at Jashore under Khulna division and today’s minimum temperature is 22.5 degrees Celsius at Tetulia under Rangpur division. 

The highest rainfall for last 24 hours till 6 pm today was recorded 85 mm in Nikli under Dhaka division. 

The sun sets at 6:49 pm today and rises at 5:21 am tomorrow in the capital.