Rain or thunder showers likely over 8 divisions...

Dhaka, Tuesday   18 May 2021

Rain or thunder showers likely over 8 divisions

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 01:10 PM, 17 April 2021  

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Bangladesh Meteorological Department on Saturday predicted rain or thunder showers at one or two places over eight divisions 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 one or two places over Rajshahi, Rangpur, Dhaka, Mymensingh, Khulna, Barishal, Chattogram & Sylhet divisions," said a met office release issued this morning. 

Meanwhile, a mild heat wave is sweeping over the regions of Dhaka, Rajshahi, Khulna, Jashore & Kushtia and it may abate from some places. 

Besides, day temperature may fall by 1-2 degrees Celcius and night temperature may fall slightly over the country, the release added. 

The country’s maximum temperature was recorded yesterday by 36.7 degrees Celsius at Rajshahi and the minimum temperature today was recorded by 16.9 degrees Celsius at Tetulia under the Rangpur division. 

Maximum rainfall for the last 24 hours till 6 am today was recorded by 35 millimeters (mm) at Nikli and Sylhet. 

The sun sets at 6:21 pm today and rises at 5:35 am tomorrow in the capital.