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Fresh cold wave likely to hit on Monday

| Updated: January 14, 2022 21:20:09

Fresh cold wave likely to hit on Monday

Fresh cold wave may sweep through most parts of the country from Monday as Tetulia reported the lowest 9.0 degrees Celsius on Friday.

Abul Kalam Mallick, a meteorologist at Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) said mild cold wave may sweep mainly in Rajshahi, Khulna, Rangpur and Sylhet divisions.

The highest 31.3 degrees Celsius temperature was recorded in Chattogram while Dhaka recorded 18.0 degrees Celsius, he said.

The BMD’s 24-hour bulletin said light rain/drizzle is likely to occur at one or two places over Dhaka, Khulna, Barishal, Chattogram & Sylhet divisions.

Weather may remain mainly dry with partly cloudy to cloudy sky elsewhere over the country, according to the bulletin.

Moderate to thick fog may occur at places over the river basins & adjoining areas and light to moderate fog may occur elsewhere over the country from midnight to morning, it said.

Trough of westerly low lies over Sub-Himalayan West Bengal and adjoining area, it said, adding that ridge of Sub-continental high extends up to Bihar and adjoining area. Seasonal low lies over South Bay, extending its trough to North Bay.

 Night temperature may remain nearly unchanged and day temperature may fall by (1-2)°C over the country, it added.

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