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Full fledge Monsoon showers drench Dhaka, most of the country

| Updated: June 20, 2021 09:01:15

Full fledge Monsoon showers drench Dhaka, most of the country

Dhaka woke up to another drenched morning Saturday as intermittent monsoon rains continued across the country.

Bangladesh Meteorological Department forecasted Saturday, Monsoon trough is active over Bangladesh and moderate over North Bay commencing 9am on the day.

Meanwhile from 6am to 3pm, 28mm of rains were recorded in Dhaka city.

"The axis of monsoon trough runs through Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, West Bengal to Assam across the central part of Bangladesh. One of its associated troughs extends up to North Bay," says BMD's weather forecast.

However, maritime ports were advised to lower the local cautionary signal number three for now.

According to the forecast, light to moderate rain/thunder showers accompanied by temporary gusty wind is likely to occur at most places over Rajshahi, Dhaka, Khulna, Barishal & Chattogram divisions. Many places over Rangpur, Mymensingh & Sylhet divisions are likely to see moderately heavy to very heavy falls including places over the country.

An outlook for the next 72 hours forecasted by BMD however shows a possible decrease in rain/thunder showers.

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