Met office forecasts rain


DHAKA, Aug 24, 2017 (BSS) – Light to moderate rain or thunder showers accompanied by temporary gusty wind is likely to occur at many places over Rangpur, Rajshahi, Khulna, Barisal, Chittagong, Dhaka, Mymensingh and Sylhet divisions with moderately heavy to heavy falls at places over the country.

The axis of monsoon trough runs through Rajsthan, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, Gangetic West Bengal to Assam across southern part of Bangladesh.

One of its associated troughs extends to North Bay. Monsoon is fairly active over Bangladesh and moderate over North Bay.

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

The sun sets at 06-24pm today and rises at 05-37am tomorrow at Dhaka.

The country’s maximum temperature of Wednesday was recorded 35.5 degree Celsius at Srimangal and today’s (Thursday) minimum temperature was recorded 23.7 degree Celsius at Rangamati.