Light with gusty wind and lightning flashes likely...

Light with gusty wind and lightning flashes likely

 Staff Correspondent

 Published: 12:48 PM, 18 June 2022  

Representational Photo

Representational Photo

Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) on Saturday predicted light to moderate rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty wind may occur at different parts of the country in 24 hours as of 9:00 am tomorrow.

"Light to moderate rain or thundershower with temporary gusty or squally wind and lightning flashes is likely to occur at most places over Rangpur, Rajshahi, Mymensingh, Dhaka, Khulna, Barishal, Chattogram and Sylhet divisions with moderately heavy to very heavy falls at places over the country," said a met office bulletin issued this morning. 

"Monsoon is active over Bangladesh and moderate over North Bay," it added.

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

Country's maximum temperature on Friday was recorded 34.5 degrees Celsius at Jashore and today's minimum temperature 22.0 degrees Celsius was recorded at Sitakunda.

The highest rainfall during the last 24 hours till 6:00 am today was recorded 239 mm at Sandwip.

The sun sets at 6:48 pm today and rises at 5:11 am tomorrow in the capital.