Rain likely in next 24 hours
Published: 11:46 AM, 19 May 2021
Bangladesh Meteorological Department on Wednesday predicted 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 Dhaka, Mymensingh & Sylhet divisions and at one or two places over Rangpur, Rajshahi & Chattogram divisions and the regions of Jashore & Kushtia," according to the 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 Khulna & Barishal divisions and the regions of Faridpur, Madaripur, Gopalgonj, Sitakunda, Rangamati, Cumilla, Chandpur, Feni, M.Court, Rajshahi, Pabna & Sirajganj and
it may continue, it added.
However, day and night temperature may remain nearly unchanged over the country.
The country’s maximum temperature on Tuesday was recorded 39.0 degree Celsius at Jashore in Khulna and today’s minimum temperature of 23.0 degree Celsius was recorded jointly in Madaripur.
Maximum rainfall for the last 24 hours till 6:00 am today was recorded 50 millimeters (mm) at Nikli under the Dhaka division.
The sun sets at 06:36 pm today and rises at 05:14 am tomorrow in the capital.