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Dhaka, Thursday   05 December 2019

Heavy rains in capital 

 Staff Correspondent  daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 11:37 AM, 27 February 2019  

Representational Photo

Representational Photo

Moderately heavy to heavy rain caught the city dwellers Wednesday’s early morning. 

People including school, college and office goers struggled to reach their destinations due to the unusual rainfall that led to water stagnation and traffic congestion several areas of the capital. 

According to the Bangladesh Meteorological Department, 15 millimeters of rainfall was recorded between 6:00 am and 9:00 am. 

The rain may continue till tomorrow morning, it added.

Earlier on Tuesday, the Met Office predicted that rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty or squally wind is likely to occur at many places over the country in the next 24 hours ending at 9:00 am today.  

In a release, it said light to moderate rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty or squally wind is likely to occur at many places over Rajshahi, Rangpur, Khulna, Barishal, Dhaka, Mymensingh, Chattogram & Sylhet divisions with moderately heavy fall at places and hails at isolated places. 

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