Rain may increase in next 72 hours...

Dhaka, Sunday   19 September 2021

Rain may increase in next 72 hours

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 04:44 PM, 24 July 2021  

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

The Met Office also forecasted that many parts over 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 thunder showers accompanied by temporary gusty or squally wind is likely to occur at most places over Khulna, Barishal and Chattogram divisions; at many places over Dhaka and Rajshahi divisions and at a few places over Rangpur, Mymensingh and Sylhet divisions with moderately heavy to heavy falls at places over the southern part of the country," said a Met Office weather bulletin this morning. 

Besides, day and night temperature may remain nearly unchanged over the country, it added. 

The well-marked low over Northwest Bay and adjoining area off North Odisha-West Bengal coasts now lies over Jharkhand and adjoining areas of north Chattisgarh & Odisha. One of its associated troughs extends to North Bay. The axis of monsoon trough runs through Rajsthan, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, centre of the well-marked low, Gangetic West Bengal to Assam across the southern part of Bangladesh. 

Monsoon is active over Southern part and fairly active elsewhere over the country. Monsoon is strong over North Bay.  

The country’s maximum temperature was recorded 34.6 degrees Celsius yesterday at Sayedpur in Rangpur and today’s minimum temperature was recorded at 24.8 degrees Celsius at Teknaf in Chattogram. 

Maximum rainfall for the last twenty-four hours till 6:00 am today was recorded 86 millimetres (mm) at Sandwip in the Chattogram division.

The sun sets today at 06:46 pm and rises at 5:24 am tomorrow in the capital.