A light monsoon rain drenched the capital on Thursday morning offering city dwellers a big relief.
They experienced a bit of respite from the sweeping heat wave of the last few days with the touch of the rain.Md Shahinul Islam, an officer of Bangladesh Meteorological Department said, “This rain is not likely to hang on for the rest of the day as seen during monsoon. But, it will abate the sweeping mild heat wave.”
Weather forecast suggests that trough of low lies over West Bengal to Northeast Bay across southern Bangladesh. Southwest monsoon has advanced up north covering Barishal, Chattogram, Dhaka, Sylhet and Mymensingh divisions.
Under its influence, light to moderate rain or thunder showers accompanied by temporary gusty wind is likely to occur at many places over Rangpur, Mymensingh, Chattogram & Sylhet divisions and at a few places over Rajshahi, Dhaka, Khulna & Barishal divisions with moderately heavy to heavy falls at places over the country.