Mild heat wave sweeping over country


16th May, 2021 01:42:58 PM printer

Mild heat wave sweeping over country

Mild heat wave is sweeping over Dhaka, Rajshahi, Khulna and Barishal divisions and the regions of Rangamati, Chandpur, and Sayedpur and it may continue.

Light to moderate rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty or squally wind is likely to occur at a few places over Mymensingh, Sylhet, Rajshahi and Dhaka divisions and at one or two places over Rangpur and Chattogram divisions with moderately heavy falls at places over the country, said a met office release today.

Weather may remain mainly dry elsewhere over the country. Day temperature may rise slightly and night temperature may remain nearly unchanged over the country.

Country’s maximum temperature on Saturday was recorded 38.0 degree Celsius at Jashore and today’s minimum temperature 20.9 degree Celsius was recorded at Srimangal.

Maximum rainfall for the last 24 hours till 6:00am today was recorded 53 millimeters (mm) at Dhaka.

The sun sets today at 06.35 pm and rises at 05.15 am tomorrow in the capital.