Alexa Rain with gusty wind likely

Dhaka, Tuesday   22 October 2019


Rain with gusty wind likely

 Staff Correspondent

 Published: 12:19 PM, 17 September 2019  

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Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) on Tuesday predicted many places throughout the country is likely to experience light to moderate rain or thundershowers accompanied by the temporary gusty wind with moderately heavy to heavy falls in the next 24 hours ending at 9:00 am tomorrow.

“Light to moderate rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty wind is likely to occur at many places over Rangpur division; at a few places over Mymensingh, Chattogram and Sylhet divisions and at one or two places over Rajshahi, Dhaka, Khulna and Barishal divisions with moderately heavy to heavy falls over northern part of the country,” said a met office press release issued this morning.

Besides, day and night temperature may remain nearly unchanged over the country during the period, said the release, adding monsoon is fairly active over northern part and less active elsewhere over Bangladesh and weak
over North Bay.

The maximum temperature was recorded 35.2 degrees Celsius yesterday at Jashore in Khulna division while today’s minimum temperature 23.6 degrees Celsius at Kutubdia in Chattogram division. The highest rainfall in the last 24 hours as of 6 am today was recorded 150 mm at Sayedpur in Rangpur division.

The sunsets at 6.01 pm today and rises at 5.46 am tomorrow in the capital.