Low formed over South Andaman, rain likely...

Low formed over South Andaman, rain likely

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 01:43 PM, 6 May 2022  

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Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) today has forecasted that a low pressure area has formed over South Andaman Sea and adjoining areas.  As a result, rain or thundershowers with temporary gusty or squally wind is likely to occur over the country in the next 24 hours ending tomorrow at 9 am.

This was stated by the BMD, the country’s Met Office, in a weather bulletin signed by deputy director Meteorologist Md. Shaheenul Islam, on Friday.

According to the Met Office, the low that has been formed over South Andaman Sea and adjoining areas is likely to intensify. “A trough of westerly low has lied over West Bengal and adjoining area,” said Meteorologist Md. Shaheenul Islam in the weather bulletin.

Meanwhile, rain or thundershowers with “intense lighting flashes” and temporary gusty or squally wind is likely to occur at a few places over Rangpur, Mymensingh and Sylhet divisions and at one or two places over Rajshahi, Dhaka, Khulna, Barishal and Chattogram divisions in the span of 24 hours, BMD office forecasted.

“Day and night temperature may rise slightly over the country during the period,” it added.

The country’s maximum temperature was recorded at 35.0°C yesterday at Sayedpur in the Rangpur division and at Jashore in the Khulna division while today’s minimum temperature was recorded at 22.1°C at Tetulia in the Rangpur division. Besides, the country’s highest rainfall was recorded at 94mm at Sandwip in the Chattogram division.

Today’s sunset will be at 6:29 pm and tomorrow’s sunrise will be at 5:20 am.

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