No respite from soaring mercury

29 April, 2021 12:00 AM printer

The people are not getting any respite from the heatwave sweeping across the country at least in the next two days, says the Met Office.

A mild to moderate heatwave is sweeping over Dhaka, Sylhet, Rangpur, Khulna and Barishal divisions and the regions of Sitakunda, Rangamati, Cumilla, Feni, Rajshahi and Pabna and it may abate from some part of the country, reports UNB.

Issued at 9 am on Wednesday, the bulletin forecasts that day temperature may remain nearly unchanged and night temperature may rise slightly over the country. A trough of low lies over West Bengal and adjoining area, it said.

Rain/thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty wind is likely to occur at one or two places over Rangpur, Mymensingh and Sylhet divisions and the districts of Kishoreganj and Cumilla.