Monsoon rain likely over parts of country

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Dhaka, June 12, 2018 (BSS)-The ongoing light to moderate rainfall across
the country is likely to continue as Southwest monsoon has set in the south-
western parts in the country, according to a Bangladesh Meteorological
Department (BMD) office bulletin issued this morning.

“Southwest monsoon has set on over Chattogram, Dhaka, Sylhet, Mymensingh,
Khulna, and Barishal divisions… Monsoon is strong over North Bay and deep
convection is continuing over North Bay while the low pressure area over
Cumilla region of Bangladesh and Tripura region of India has become
unimportant,” the bulletin added.

Light to moderate rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty or
squally wind and lightning flashes is likely to occur at many places over
Khulna, Barishal, Chattogram, Sylhet, Dhaka and Mymensingh divisions.

Moreover, a few places over Rangpur and Rajshahi divisions may see
moderately heavy to very heavy falls over the country in the next 24 hours
commencing 9 am today, it continued.

Day and night temperature may remain nearly unchanged over the country.

The maximum temperature was recorded 35.7 degrees Celsius yesterday at
Dinajpur division and today’s minimum temperature 24.4 degrees Celsius at
Tetulia in Rangpur.

The highest rainfall in the last 24 hours as of 6 am today was recorded
264 mm at Rangamati in Chattogram division.

The sun sets today at 6:47 pm and rises at 5:10 am tomorrow in the
capital.