Low pressure likely to form over Bay in 24 hrs
Published: 11:19 AM, 22 May 2021
Bangladesh Meteorological Department on Saturday predicted that a low-pressure area is very likely to form over North Andaman Sea and adjoining East Central Bay of Bengal during the next 24 hours.
The Met Office also forecasted rain or thunder showers with moderately heavy falls at many places over the country in the next 24 hours commencing at 9:00 am today.
"Rain or thunder showers accompanied by temporary gusty or squally wind is likely to occur at a few places over Rangpur, Mymensingh & Sylhet divisions and at one or two places over Rajshahi & Dhaka divisions and the regions of Jashore, Kushtia Cumilla & Noakhali," according to a Met Office release.
Besides, weather may remain mainly dry with temporary partly cloudy sky elsewhere over the country, the release said.
Meanwhile, a mild to moderate heat wave is sweeping over Dhaka, Khulna & Barishal divisions and the districts of Rangmati,
Cumilla, Chandpur, Noakhali, Moulovi Bazar, Feni & Pabna and it may continue during the period.
Day and night temperature may remain nearly unchanged over the country, the release added.
As an outlook for the next 72 hours, the Met Office predicted: "Rain or thunder showers activity may increase and temperature may fall at the end period."
The country’s maximum temperature was recorded yesterday by 39.0 degrees Celsius in Khulna and today’s minimum temperature of 23.0 degrees Celsius was recorded jointly at Sayedpur in Rangpur division.
Maximum rainfall for the last 24 hours till 6:00 am today was recorded 88 millimeters (mm) at Sayedpur.
The sun sets at 06:37 pm today and rises at 05:13 am tomorrow in the capital.