Mild heat wave likely to abate


DHAKA, May 21, 2019 (BSS) – The mild heat wave sweeping over some parts of
the country may abate at some places as rain or thundershowers is likely to
occur at several places today.

“Mild heat wave is sweeping over Khulna division and the regions of
Tangail, Madaripur, Noakhali, Rangamati, Rajshahi, Dinajpur, Pabna, Barishal
and Patuakhali and it may abate at some places”, said a met office bulletin
issued here this morning.

Rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty or squally wind is
also likely to occur at a few places over Rangpur, Rajshahi, Dhaka,
Mymensingh and Sylhet divisions and at one or two places over Khulna division
and the regions of Cumilla, Noakhali and Rangamati, it said.

The weather may remain mainly dry with temporary partly cloudy sky
elsewhere over the country in the next 24 hours commencing at 9 am today,
with a nearly unchanged day and night temperature, it added.

The highest temperature on Monday was recorded 37.6 degrees Celsius in
Mongla and Jashore under Khulna division, while today’s minimum temperature
is 21.6 degrees Celsius in Mymensingh.

The sun sets at 6:37 pm today and rises at 5:13 am tomorrow in the capital.