Alexa Nor`wester lashes in capital

Dhaka, Thursday   17 October 2019

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Nor`wester lashes in capital

 Staff Correspondent Daily-Bangladesh

 Published: 07:51 PM, 22 April 2018  

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A nor’wester with rain and thunderstorm lashed Dhaka this afternoon, disrupting the livelihoods of the city dwellers.

The seasonal storm hit around 6:00 pm with a downpour that has already inundated different areas in the capital.

A number of trees have been uprooted by the storm on Manik Mia Avenue, including two large ones in front of the Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban.

The road also went under water due to the rain. Met office recorded 12 millimetres rainfall so far till 6:00 pm in Dhaka, according to its website.

Rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty wind and lightning flashes are also likely to occur at a few places over Chittagong and Sylhet divisions and at one or two places over Dhaka, Mymensingh, Khulna, Barisal, Rajshahi and Rangpur divisions with hails at isolated places over the country, the forecast read.

Daily Bangladesh/Sohug