Rainfall likely to continue further within 3 days
Published: 01:56 PM, 3 August 2022 Updated: 07:33 PM, 3 August 2022
Rainfall activity that is continuing over the country for the past few days is likely to continue for further 72 hours.
This was stated in a weather bulletin issued by Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD), the country’s Met Office, signed by BMD deputy director Meteorologist Dr. Muhammad Abul Kalam Mallik, on Wednesday.
Accroding to the Met Office, light to moderate rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty wind is likely to occur at most places over Khulna, Barishal, Chattogram, Rangpur and Sylhet divisions and at many places over Rajshahi, Mymensingh and Dhaka divisions with moderately heavy to heavy falls at places over the country.
Besides, day and night temperatures may remain nearly unchanged over the country during the period, the bulletin also said.
Meanwhile, BMD deputy director Meteorologist Dr. Muhammad Abul Kalam Mallik said in the weather bulletin that the axis of the monsoon trough runs through Panjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, West Bengal to Assam across the central part of Bangladesh. One of its associated troughs has extended upto Northeast Bay. As a result, the monsoon is fairly active over Bangladesh and “moderate to strong” elsewhere over North Bay.
The country’s maximum temperature was recorded at 36.1°C yesterday at Mongla in the Khulna division while today’s minimum temperature was recorded at 24.0°C at Sitakunda in the Chattogram division.
The maximum rainfall for the last 24 hours till 6 am today was recorded at 106mm at Feni in the Chattogram division.
Today’s sunset will be at 6:41 pm and tomorrow’s sunrise will be at 5:29 am.