Met office predicts rain across the country

Sun Online Desk

23rd August, 2019 04:50:24 printer

Met office predicts rain across the country

Bangladesh Meteorological Department on Friday predicted that rain may occur at many parts of the country in the next 24 hours commencing 9 am today.

“Light to moderate rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty wind is likely to occur at many places over Rangpur, Mymensingh, Barishal, Chattogram and Sylhet divisions and at a few places over Dhaka, Rajshahi and Khulna divisions with moderately heavy to heavy falls at some places over the country,” said a Met office bulletin issued this morning.

However, mild heat wave is sweeping over Rangpur division and the regions of Dhaka, Sylhet, Rajshahi and Bogura, and it may abate at some places.

Day temperature may fall by 1-2 degree Celsius and night temperature may fall slightly over the country, the bulletin said.

The highest temperature on Thursday was recorded 37.5 degree Celsius in Dinajpur while today’s minimum temperature was 25.5 degree Celsius in Teknaf of Cox’s Bazar.

The sun sets at 6:25 pm today and rises at 5:37 am tomorrow in the capital.