Rainfall activity may increase
Published: 12:22 PM, 22 May 2019 Updated: 03:41 PM, 22 May 2019
Bangladesh Meteorological Department on Wednesday predicted that rainfall activity may increase at many places in the country in the next 72 hours commencing at 9 am today.
The Met Office also forecasted that rain or thundershowers is likely to occur at many places over the country in the next 24 hours ending at 9 am tomorrow.
“Rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty or squally wind is likely to occur at many places over Rangpur, Dhaka, Mymensingh and Sylhet divisions, at a few places over Rajshahi division and at one or two places over Khulna, Barishal and Chattogram divisions with the possibility of increased rain activity”, said a met office bulletin issued this morning.
The day and night temperature may fall slightly over the country because of the rain, it said.
However, the existing mild heat wave sweeping over Khulna and Dhaka divisions and the regions of Rajshahi, Pabna, Chandpur, Fani, Noakhali, Rangamati and Patuakhali may abate at some places.
The country's maximum temperature on Tuesday was recorded 38.0 degrees Celsius at Jashore in Khulna and today’s minimum temperature 20.4 degrees Celsius at Netrokona in Mymensingh.
The sun sets at 6:37 pm today and rises at 5:13 am tomorrow in the capital.