Rain likely over country...

Rain likely over country

 Staff Correspondent   daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 12:13 PM, 28 May 2022   Updated: 05:05 PM, 28 May 2022

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Bangladesh Meteorological Department on Saturday predicted that many places over the country are likely to experience rain or thunder showers with intense lightning flashes and temporary gusty wind during next 24 hours beginning at 9:00 am today.  

"Rain or thunder showers accompanied by temporary gusty or squally wind is likely to occur at many places over Dhaka, Khulna, Barishal, Chattogram and Sylhet divisions and at a few places over Rangpur, Rajshahi and Mymensingh divisions with moderately heavy falls at places over the country," said a Met Office release issued this morning. 

Meanwhile, a mild heat wave is sweeping over the districts of Rajshahi, Khulna, Bagerhat and Satkhira and it may continue. 

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

As an outlook for next 72 hours, the BMD predicted : "Rainfall activity may increase". 

Country's maximum temperature on Friday was recorded by 37.0 degrees Celsius at Mongla in the Khulna division and minimum temperature today was recorded by 22.4 degrees Celsius at Bhola in the Barishal division. 

The sun sets at 6:40 pm today and rises at 5:12 am tomorrow in the capital.