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Mild heat wave likely to spread

Published: May 27, 2019 15:33:30 | Updated: May 27, 2019 17:32:38


A man using his towel to protect himself from the blazing sun in Dhaka city - FE/Files

Bangladesh Meteorological Department has predicted mild heat wave sweeping over some places to spread.

“Mild heat wave is sweeping over the regions of Rajshahi, Pabna, Khulna, Kushtia and Mongla and it may spread”, said a met office bulletin released today (Monday).

It also stated that the day temperature may rise by 1-2 degrees Celsius and night temperature may rise slightly over the country.

“Rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty wind are likely to occur at a few places over Rangpur, Mymensingh, Sylhet and Chattogram divisions and at one or two places over Rajshahi, Dhaka and Khulna divisions.”

Weather may remain mainly dry with temporary partly cloudy sky elsewhere over the country, BSS reported citing met office bulletin.

The highest temperature on Tuesday was recorded 37.5 degrees Celsius at Rajshahi and Chuadanga in Khulna and today’s minimum temperature was recorded 22.0 degrees Celsius at Rajarhat in Rangpur.

The sun sets at 06:40pm today and rises at 05:12am tomorrow in the capital.

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