Light to moderate rain likely...

Dhaka, Tuesday   29 September 2020

Light to moderate rain likely

 Staff Correspondent

 Published: 01:03 PM, 3 August 2020  

Representational Photo

Representational Photo

Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) on Monday predicted that light to moderate rain or thundershowers are likely to occur in different parts of the country in the next 24 hours commencing at 9:00 am today. 

“Light to moderate rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty wind is likely to occur at many places over Chattogram division, at a few places over Barishal, Dhaka, Mymensingh and Sylhet divisions and at one or two places over Rajshahi, Rangpur and Khulna divisions today,” said a met office release.

Several isolated places over the country may see moderately heavy to heavy falls during the period, it added.

Besides, day and night temperature may remain nearly unchanged over the country during the period. 

The axis of monsoon trough runs through Panjab, Hariyana, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, West Bengal to Assam across central part of Bangladesh. One of its associated troughs extends up to North Bay. Monsoon is less active over Bangladesh and weak over North Bay.

Maximum temperature of the country was recorded yesterday 37.2 degrees Celsius at Sayedpur and minimum temperature today 26.0 degrees Celsius at Rangamati and Kutubdia. Maximum rainfall for the last twenty-four hours till 6 am today was recorded 51millimeters (mm) at Cox’s Bazar.

The sun sets at 6:40 pm today and rises at 5:29 am tomorrow in the capital.