Mild heat wave likely to abate

Published: June 25, 2019 13:34:05 | Updated: June 25, 2019 21:23:51

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

The mild heat wave sweeping over some parts of the country may abate at some places as rain or thundershowers is likely to occur at several places today.

“Mild heat wave is sweeping over Rajshahi and Syhlet divisions and the regions of Rangpur, Dinajpur, Tangail, Mymensingh, Sayedpur, Khulna, Jashore, Kushtia, Barishal, Patuakhali, Dhaka, Faridpur, Madaripur and Noakhali and it may abate at some places”, BSS reported quoting a Met office bulletin issued in Dhaka this morning.

“The day and night temperature may fall slightly over northern part and it may remain nearly unchanged elsewhere over the country”, the bulletin said.

Light to moderate rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty wind is likely to occur at a few places over Rangpur and Sylhet divisions and at one or two places over Rajshahi, Mymensingh, Dhaka, Khulna, Barishal and Chattogram divisions with moderately heavy falls over northern part of the country, it said.

“Rain or thundershowers are likely to increase at the end period”, said the bulletin, as an outlook for the next 72 hours.

The highest temperature on Monday was recorded 38.0 degrees Celsius at Jashore in Khulna division.

The sun sets at 06:50pm today and rises at 05:13am tomorrow in the capital.

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