Heatwave likely to continue next 24 hrs
Published: 01:10 PM, 29 March 2020
Bangladesh Meteorological Department on Saturday predicted that a mild heat wave is sweeping over many places and it likely to continue in the next 24 hours commencing at 9:00 am today.
“Mild heat wave is sweeping over Barishal Division and the regions of Faridpur, Madaripur, Gopalgonj, Rangamati, Chandpur, Noakhali, Feni, Hatiya, Khulna, Bagerhat, Jashore and Chuadanga, 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.
Day temperature may remain nearly unchanged and night temperature may fall slightly over the country, the bulletin added.
The maximum temperature was recorded yesterday 37.5 degrees Celsius in Chandpur of Chattogram Division, while today’s minimum temperature was 17.9 degree Celsius in Tetulia of Rangpur Division.
The sunsets at 6:14 pm today and rises at 5:53 am tomorrow in the capital.