Light to moderate rain likely

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DHAKA, Aug 18, 2018 (BSS) – Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD)
office today predicted light to moderate rain or thundershowers accompanied
by temporary gusty wind at some places over 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 a few places over Barishal, Dhaka, Chattogram and
Sylhet divisions and at one or two places over Rangpur, Rajshahi, Mymensingh
and Khulna divisions with moderately heavy falls at places over the country,”
a met office press release said here today.

A low is likely to form over the North Bay during the next 24 hours ending
at 9 am tomorrow, the release said, adding that monsoon is fairly active over
Bangladesh and moderate over the North Bay.

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

The maximum temperature was recorded 37.4 degrees Celsius yesterday at
Jashore in Khulna division while today’s minimum temperature 25.2 degrees
Celsius at Rangamati in Chattogram division.

The highest rainfall in the last 24 hours as of 6 am today was recorded 53
mm at Feni in Chattogram division.

The sun sets at 6:29 pm today and rises at 5:35 am tomorrow in the
capital.

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