Temperature likely to drop as Met Office forecasts rainfall


DHAKA, July 20, 2018 (BSS) – Temperature is likely to drop tomorrow as Met
Office has forecasted light to moderate rainfall may occur over the country,
an official of Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) told BSS today.

Abul Baker, a meteorologist of BMD, said, “Temperature may fall one or two
degrees Celsius tomorrow as the country may witness light to moderate
rainfall… Trend of dropping temperature is likely to continue this month.”

It was unusual of sudden rise of temperature in the month of July as 39
degrees Celsius temperature were recorded yesterday at Rajarhat of Kurigram,
second highest temperature of this year, he said adding, “This abnormal
behaviour of weather might be linked to adverse impact of climate change.

Mild to moderate heat wave is sweeping over Dhaka, Mymensingh, Sylhet,
Rajshahi, Rangpur, Khulna and Barishal divisions and the regions of Cumilla,
Noakhali, Sandwip and Sitakunda and it may abate, a Met Office weather
bulletin said today.

Day temperature may fall by (1-3) degree Celsius and night temperature may
fall slightly over the country, it added.

According to a long range weather forecast of BMD, the country may
experience normal rainfall during the rainy season.