Cold wave sweeping over country, likely to spread further
Published: 02:49 PM, 28 January 2022
Mild to moderate cold wave is sweeping over the country and it may continue and spread further in the next 24 hours ending tomorrow at 9 am tomorrow (Saturday, January 29).
The information was obtained in a weather bulletin signed by Meteorologist Md. Bazlur Rashid, deputy director of Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD), today (Friday, January 28).
According to the BMD, mild to moderate cold wave is sweeping over Rangpur and Rajshahi divisions and the districts of Gopalgonj, Mymensingh, Moulvibazar, Jashore and Kushtia and it may continue and spread.
Meanwhile, the weather may remain dry with a temporary partly cloudy sky over the country for the next 24 hours, said the country’s Met Office.
The Met Office also said in the weather bulletin that “moderate to thick fog” may occur over the river basins and light to moderate fog may occur elsewhere over the country from midnight to morning.
“Night temperature may fall by (1-2)°C and day temperature may fall slightly over the country during the period,” it added.
The weather bulletin signed by Meteorologist Md. Bazlur Rashid states that the night temperature “may rise” within 72 hours.
Meteorologist Md. Bazlur Rashid states in the weather forecast that a ridge of sub-continental high has extended up to West Bengal and adjoining Northwestern part of Bangladesh. As a result, the seasonal low is being lied over South Bay.
The country’s maximum temperature was recorded at 26.0°C yesterday at Cox’s Bazar in the Chattogram division while today’s minimum temperature was recorded at 6.1°C at Rajarhat in the Rangpur division.
Today’s sunset will be at 5:41 pm and tomorrow’s sunrise will be at 6:42 am.