DHAKA, Aug 13, 2018 (BSS) – Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD)
forecasts light to moderate rain or thundershowers throughout the country in
next 24 hours as of 9 am tomorrow.
“Light to moderate rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty
wind is likely to occur at many places in Dhaka, Rangpur, Mymensingh,
Chattogram and Sylhet divisions and at a few places in Rajshahi, Khulna and
Barishal divisions,” said a met office press release here this morning.
Moderately heavy to heavy falls may also take place at some places in those
divisions in next 24 hours commencing 9am today, the release added.
Monsoon is fairly active over Bangladesh and moderate over North Bay. A low
has formed over Northwest Bay and adjoining area.
The axis of monsoon trough runs through Punjab, Hariyana, Uttar Pradesh,
Bihar, West-Bengal, centre of the low and thence northestwards to Assam
across Southern part of Bangladesh, the release continued.
Day temperature may rise slightly and night temperature may remain nearly
unchanged over the country. The maximum temperature was recorded 35.8 degrees
Celsius yesterday at Rajshahi while today’s minimum temperature 24.8 degrees
Celsius at Rangamati in Chattogram division.
The highest rainfall in the last 24 hours as of 6 am today was recorded
36mm at Dimla in Rangpur division, the release added. The sun sets at 6:34 pm
today and rises at 5:33 am tomorrow in the capital.