Light to moderate rain likely...

Light to moderate rain likely

 Staff Correspondent

 Published: 10:08 AM, 6 August 2022  

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The Meteorological Department has predicted rain with thundershowers in different parts of the country today (Saturday, August 6). This weather forecast is valid for 24 hours commencing 06 PM Today.

According to the forecast, the axis of monsoon trough runs through Rajasthan, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, Odisha, Gangetic West Bengal to Assam across the central part of Bangladesh. One of its associated troughs extends up to Northwest Bay. Monsoon is less active over Bangladesh & weak to moderate elsewhere over North Bay.

Light to moderate rain/thunder showers accompanied by temporary gusty wind is likely to occur at many places over Rangpur, Chattogram & Sylhet divisions and at a few places over Rajshahi, Dhaka, Mymensingh, Khulna & Barishal divisions with moderately heavy falls at places over the country.

Besides, day temperature may decrease slightly and night temperature may remain almost unchanged across the country. However, a mild heat wave may persist over Rajshahi, Rangpur, Ishwardi and Syedpur districts.

An extended five-day rainfall trend may increase.