Low pressure may form over Bay in next 2 days
Published: 12:20 PM, 17 October 2020 Updated: 01:28 PM, 17 October 2020
Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) on Saturday predicted that a low-pressure area is likely to form over the central Bay of Bengal during the next two days.
Monsoon trough runs through West Bengal to Assam across the central part of Bangladesh, The BMD said, adding that a trough of low lies over North Bay.
The Met Office also forecasted rain or thundershowers at many parts of the country along with dry weather at some places of the northern region in the next 24 hours commencing at 9:00 am today.
"Rain or thunder showers accompanied by temporary gusty wind is likely to occur at a few Chattrogram division and at one or two places over Barishal and Sylhet divisions. Weather may remain mainly dry with temporary partly cloudy sky elsewhere over the country," said a Met Office release today.
Besides, day and night temperature may remain nearly unchanged over the country during the period, the release added.
The maximum temperature of the country was recorded yesterday 36.2 degree Celsius at Bhola under Barishal division and the lowest temperature today was recorded 22.5 degree Celsius at Tetulia under Rangpur division.
Monsoon is less active over Bangladesh and weak over North Bay. Maximum rainfall for the last twenty-four hours till 6:00 am today was recorded 34 millimetres (mm) jointly at Cox’s Bazar and Kutubdia.
The sun sets at 5:30 pm today and rises at 5:58 am tomorrow in the capital.