Met office predicts rainfall over country

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DHAKA, July 10, 2018 (BSS) – Light to moderate rain or thundershowers
accompanied by temporary gusty or squally wind and lightning flashes are
likely to occur at many places across the country in the next 24 hours ending
at 9 am tomorrow.

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

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

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

Monsoon is fairly active over Bangladesh and weak to moderate over North
Bay while the low over Chhattisgarh and adjoining Odisha merged to the
monsoon axis.

“The trough of monsoon axis runs through Rajsthan, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya
Pradesh, Odisha and Assam across Gangetic West Bengal and the Central part of
Bangladesh,” the bulletin said, adding that one of its associated troughs
extends up to North Bay.

The maximum temperature was recorded 36.5 degrees Celsius yesterday at
Nikli in Dhaka division while today’s minimum temperature 24.5 degrees
Celsius at Teknaf in Chattogram division.

The highest rainfall in the last 24 hours as of 6 am today was recorded 37
mm at Teknaf in Chattogram division.

The sun sets at 6:50 pm today and rises at 5:19 am tomorrow in the capital.

Meanwhile, another met office message said squally weather is unlikely over
North Bay and adjoining coastal area of Bangladesh as maritime ports of
Chattogram, Cox’s Bazar, Mongla and Payra have been advised to lower signal.

 

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