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Light rain, gusty wind continue

Sun Online Desk     20th October, 2017 11:00:53 printer

Light rain, gusty wind continue



Ongoing moderate rainfall with gusty wind is likely to continue till Saturday.


Light to moderate rain or thunder showers accompanied by temporary gusty or squally wind is likely to occur at most places over Dhaka, Mymensingh, Rajshahi, Rangpur, Khulna, Barisal, Chittagong and Sylhet divisions with moderately heavy to very heavy falls at places over the country.


The Met Office recorded 50 mm of rainfall in Dhaka in the last 24 hours while it recorded two mm of rainfall from 6 am to 9 pm on Friday, said Mizanur Rahman, an assistant meteorologist at Bangladesh Meteorology Department.

Besides, the highest 64 mm of rainfall was recorded in Khepupara of Barisal district during the period, he said.

However, the rain may continue till Saturday and the weather is likely to improve on Sunday.

According to the Met office, the maritime ports of Chittagong, Cox's Bazar, Mongla and Payra have been advised to keep hoisted local cautionary signal no three due to the depression formed in the Bay.

The depression over coastal Odisha and adjoining area moved Northwestwards and was centred at 06am on Friday over Odisha and adjoining area as a land depression.

Day temperature may fall slightly and night temperature may fall by (1-2) °C over the country.