Mild heat wave likely to continue in 3 districts...

Mild heat wave likely to continue in 3 districts

 Staff Correspondent

 Published: 01:13 PM, 18 May 2022   Updated: 06:13 PM, 18 May 2022

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Bangladesh Meteorological Department on Wednesday predicted that the ongoing mild heat wave is likely to continue in three districts in the next 24 hours commencing 9:00 am today.

"Mild heat wave is sweeping over the districts of Noakhali, Khulna and Bagerhat and it may continue," said a Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) bulletin.

"Rain or thunder showers with intense lightning flashes and temporary gusty or squally wind is likely to occur at many places over Mymensingh and Sylhet divisions; at a few places over Rangpur, Rajshahi, Dhaka and Chattogram divisions and at one or two places over Khulna and Barishal divisions with moderately heavy to heavy falls at places over northeastern part of the country," it added

However, the day and night temperature may remain nearly unchanged over the country.

As an outlook for next 72 hours, the BMD predicted : "Rain or thunder showers activity may increase at the end period."

Country's maximum temperature on Tuesday was recorded 36.4 degrees Celsius at Mongla, while the minimum temperature today was recorded 22.4 degrees Celsius at Srimangal.

The highest rainfall in the last 24 hours till 6:00 am today was recorded 37 mm at Srimangal.

The sun sets at 6:35 pm today and rises at 5:15 am tomorrow in the capital.