Rain likely to continue for 3 more days...

Dhaka, Friday   06 August 2021

Rain likely to continue for 3 more days

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 01:57 PM, 22 June 2021  

Representational Photo

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As an outlook for the next 72 hours, Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) on Tuesday predicted: "Rainfall activity is likely to continue". 

The Met Office also forecasted that many places of the country are likely to experience light to moderate rain or thundershowers 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 many places over Rajshahi, Rangpur, Dhaka, Mymensingh, Khulna, Barishal, Chattogram and Sylhet divisions with moderately heavy to heavy falls at isolated places over the country," said a Met Office release issued this morning. 

Besides, day temperature may fall slightly and night temperature may remain nearly unchanged over the country. 

The axis of monsoon trough runs through Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, West Bengal to Assam across central part of Bangladesh. One of its associated trough extends up to North Bay. Monsoon is fairly active over Bangladesh and moderate over North Bay.

The country’s maximum temperature was recorded on Monday at 34.5 degrees Celsius at Sayedpur and minimum temperature today 23.8 degrees Celsius at Cox’s Bazar. 

Maximum rainfall for the last 24 hours till 6:00 am today was recorded 97 millimeters (mm) at Hatiya. 

Today’s sunset at 6:49 PM and tomorrow’s sunrise at 5:13 AM at Dhaka.