Met office predicts rainfall over country

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DHAKA, June 28, 2018 (BSS)- Light to moderate rain or thundershowers
accompanied by temporary gusty or squally wind and lightning flashes is
likely to occur at many places across the country in the next 24 hours ending
9 am tomorrow.

“Light to moderate rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty
wind and lightning flashes is likely to occur at many places over Khulna,
Barishal and Chattogram divisions,” said a Met bulletin issued this morning.

A few places over Rajshahi, Rangpur, Dhaka, Mymensingh and Sylhet
divisions may see light to moderate rain and moderately heavy to heavy falls
in the next 24 hours commencing 9 am today, the bulletin said.

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

Monsoon is fairly active over Bangladesh and moderate to strong over
North Bay while the monsoon axis runs through Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh,
Bihar, Gangetic West Bengal and northeastwards to Assam across central part
of Bangladesh.

Meanwhile, a Met office warning message said, rain or thundershowers
accompanied by temporary South or South-Westerly gusty or squally wind speed
45-60 kph is likely to occur in the regions of Dhaka, Faridpur, Madaripur,
Jashore, Kushtia, Khulna, Barishal, Patuakhali, Noakhali, Cumilla,
Chattogram, Cox’s Bazar and Mymensingh.

River ports are advised to hoist cautionary signal number one.

The maximum temperature was recorded 35.6 degrees celsius yesterday at
Nikli in Dhaka division while today’s minimum temperature 24.3 degrees
celsius at Rangamati in Chattogram division.

The highest rainfall in the last 24 hours as of 6 am today was recorded
40 mm at Bhola in Barishal division.

The sun sets at 6:50 pm today and rises at 5:14 am tomorrow in the
capital.

 

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