Heavy rainfall likely over country

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Dhaka, June 25, 2018 (BSS) – Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD)
today predicted heavy to very heavy rainfall over Rangpur, Barishal, Sylhet
and Chattogram divisions in the next 24 hours commencing 12 pm today.

“Due to active monsoon, heavy (44-88mm) to very heavy (>89mm) rainfall with
gusty or squally wind is likely to occur at many places over Rangpur,
Barishal, Sylhet and Chattogram divisions during next 24 hrs starting 12 pm
today,” said a Met office warning message issued here this morning.

Meanwhile, rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary South or South-
Easterly gusty or squally wind speed 45-60 kph is likely to occur in the
regions of Rangpur, Dinajpur, Rajshahi, Pabna, Bogura, Tangail, Mymensingh,
Dhaka, Faridpur, Jashore, Kushtia, Khulna, Barishal, Patuakhali, Noakhali,
Cumilla, Chattogram, Cox’s bazar and Sylhet, said another met office warning
message.

River ports are advised to hoist cautionary signal number one, it added.

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