Rain likely to increase in next 72hrs...

Dhaka, Monday   26 October 2020

Rain likely to increase in next 72hrs

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 01:30 PM, 11 October 2020  

Representational Photo

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As an outlook for the next 72 hours, Bangladesh Meteorological Department on Sunday predicted:   "Rainfall activity may increase".  

The Met Office also forecasted that light to moderate rain or thundershowers may occur at few places over the country in the last 24 hours ending 9:00 am tomorrow. 

"Light to moderate rain or thunder showers accompanied by temporary gusty wind is likely to occur at one or two places over Dhaka, Mymensingh, Khulna, Barishal, Chattogram and Sylhet divisions," said a Met Office release issued this morning.  

Besides, the weather may remain mainly dry with temporary partly cloudy sky elsewhere over the country, the release added. 

However, day and night temperature may remain nearly unchanged over the country during the period. 

Meanwhile, the well-marked low over East-central Bay & adjoining North Andaman Sea moved west northwestwards and intensify into a depression and lies over east-central Bay and adjoining west-central Bay (Near
Lat 15.2°N, Long 87.0°E) at 06 AM today. It is likely to intensify further and move in a west-northwesterly direction. The axis of monsoon trough runs through Bihar to Assam across West Bengal and Bangladesh. 

Country’s highest temperature 36.5 degree Celsius was recorded yesterday at Rangamati in Chattogram division while the lowest one 22.5 degree Celsius was today at Tetulia in Rangpur division. 

Monsoon is less active over Bangladesh and moderate over North Bay. Maximum rainfall for the last 24 hours till 6 am today was recorded by 16 millimetres (mm) at Netrokona in Mymensingh. 

The sun sets at 5:35 pm today and rises at 5:55 am tomorrow in the capital.