Met office forecasts light to moderate rain

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DHAKA, July 2, 2018 (BSS) – Light to moderate rain or thundershowers
accompanied by temporary gusty wind and lightning flashes are likely to occur
at many places over the country in 24 hours as of 9 am tomorrow.

It may occur at most places over Rangpur, Mymensingh, Sylhet and
Chattogram divisions and at many places over Khulna, Barishal Dhaka and
Rajshahi divisions with moderately heavy to heavy falls at some places over
the country, said a met office press release here today.

Day and night temperature may fall slightly over the country during the
period, the release added.

According to the release, the monsoon axis runs through Rajasthan,
Horyana, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, West Bengal and thence northeastwards to Assam
across the northern part of Bangladesh. One of its associated troughs extends
to Northeast Bay. Monsoon is active over Bangladesh and weak to moderate over
North Bay.

The maximum temperature was recorded 36.0 degrees Celsius yesterday at
Ishurdi in Rajshahi and today’s minimum temperature 24.0 degrees Celsius at
Badalgachhi and Rangamati in Rajshahi and Chattogram divisions.

The highest rainfall in the last 24 hours as of 6 am today was recorded 94
mm at Netrokona in Mymensingh division.

The sun sets at 6:50 pm today and rises at 5:15 am tomorrow in the
capital.

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