Rain likely to decrease in next 72 hrs...

Dhaka, Saturday   31 July 2021

Rain likely to decrease in next 72 hrs

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 01:38 PM, 19 June 2021  

Representational Photo

Representational Photo

As an outlook for the next 72 hours, Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) on Saturday predicted: "Rain or thundershowers may decrease." 

The Met Office also forecasted that light to moderate rain or thundershower is likely to occur at many places across 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 most places over Rajshahi, Dhaka, Khulna, Barishal and Chattogram divisions and at many places over Rangpur, Mymensingh and Sylhet divisions with moderately heavy to very heavy falls at some places over the country,” said a met office bulletin issued this morning. 

Day and night temperature may fall slightly over the country, it said.

Country’s maximum temperature on Friday was recorded 33.5 degrees Celsius at Srimangal in Sylhet and the lowest one today 23.5 degrees Celsius at Rajshahi.

The highest rainfall for the last 24 hours till 6:00 am today was recorded 166 millimeters (mm) at Ishurdi in Rajshahi.

The sun sets at 6:48 pm today and rises at 5:12 am tomorrow in the capital.