Light to moderate heavy rain likely throughout country

Published: June 16, 2019 16:56:07 | Updated: June 16, 2019 21:18:46

Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) predicts light to moderately heavy rain or thundershowers throughout the country in next 24 hours as of 9:00am tomorrow.

“Light to moderate rain or thunder showers accompanied by temporary gusty wind is likely to occur at a few places over Rangpur, Mymensingh, Sylhet and Chattogram divisions and at one or two places over Rajshahi, Dhaka, Khulna and Barishal divisions with moderately heavy falls at places”, said a met office bulletin issued here this morning.

However, the day and night temperature may rise by 1 to 2 degrees Celcius over the country, it added.

The maximum temperature was recorded 36.6 degrees Celsius yesterday at Jashore in Khulna division while today’s minimum temperature 22.0 degrees Celsius at Sitakunda in Chattogram division.

The highest rainfall in the last 24 hours as of 6:00am today was recorded 87mm at Madaripur in Dhaka division, reports BSS.

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