Monday, 5 June, 2023

No respite from heat wave in 7 days: BMD

There seems to be no respite from the sizzling heat as Bangladesh Metrological Department (BMD)  has predicted that the prevailing mild to moderate heat wave condition in the country will continue  in the next seven days.

The BMD issued an alert message in this regard on Tuesday.

The people of the country continue to experience the scorching heat with maximum temperature recording 39.2 degree Celsius in Chuadanga and 16.5 degree Celsius minimum temperature in Tentulia today. Dhaka’s temperature has been recorded at 37.5 degree Celsius.

According to a Met office bulletin, “ Mild to moderate heat wave is sweeping over Rajshahi, Dhaka, Khulna, Barishal & Chattogram divisions and Dinajpur, Nilphamari, Kurigram and Nertakona districts and it may continue.”

Day temperature may rise slightly and night temperature may remain nearly unchanged over the country, it added.

The Department of Agricultural Extension has provided guidelines to protect crops and fruit amidst the ongoing mild heatwave across the country.