Nor’wester lashes Dhaka

Sun Online Desk

27th May, 2020 10:36:39 printer

Nor’wester lashes Dhaka

A nor’wester accompanied by rain and gusty wind swept different parts of the country including the capital Dhaka on early Wednesday.

Met office sources said that the nor’wester was blowing with wind speed of 78kph in Dhaka.

The sky in Dhaka will remain cloudy today (Wednesday). The day temperature may fall by 1-2 degree c over the area, the office added.

The Met Office recorded 63mm rain in the last 24 hours.

A mother and her two children were killed after a tree fell on their house in Joypurhat.

Earlier on May 20, cyclone ‘Amphan’ battered coastal districts of Bangladesh, with wind speed of up to 180kph and over 10 feet tidal surges.

It inflicted heavy damage to lives, livelihood, agriculture, infrastructures, environment, as well as the largest mangrove forest in the world, the Sundarbans, in southwestern region of the country.