Southwest monsoon likely to advance up to coast...

Dhaka, Friday   25 June 2021

Southwest monsoon likely to advance up to coast

 Staff Correspondent

 Published: 01:34 PM, 30 May 2021  

Photo: Collected

Photo: Collected

As an outlook for the next 72 hours, Bangladesh Meteorological Department on Sunday predicted: "Rain or thunder showers is likely to increase. Southwest monsoon may advance up to Teknaf coast." 

The Met Office also said in a release, a mild heat wave is sweeping over Sylhet division and the districts of Rangamati, Feni, Noakhali, Chandpur, Rangpur, Khulna and Jashore and it may continue till tomorrow morning. 

Besides, "Light to moderate rain or thunder showers accompanied by temporary gusty wind is likely to occur at many places over Rangpur and Rajshahi divisions, at a few places over Mymensingh, Sylhet &Khulna divisions and at one or two places over Dhaka, Barishal and Chattogram divisions with moderately heavy falls at isolated places over northern part of country" in the next 24 hours commencing at 9:00 am today.

Day temperature may remain nearly unchanged over the country and night temperature may fall slightly over north-western part of the country and it may rise slightly elsewhere over the country in the next 24 hours.

Country’s maximum temperature was recorded on Saturday 37.2 degrees Celsius at Rangamati and minimum temperature today 24.2 degrees Celsius at Sylhet. 

Maximum rainfall for the last twenty-four hours till 6:00 am today was recorded 23 millimetres (mm) at Netrokona.

Today’s sunset at 6:41 pm and tomorrow’s sunrise at 5:11 am at Dhaka.