Met office predicts light to moderate rain

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DHAKA, Aug 28, 2018 (BSS)- Light to moderate rain or thundershowers
accompanied by temporary gusty or squally wind and lightning flashes is
likely to occur at some places across the country in the next 24 hours ending
9 am tomorrow.

“Light to moderate rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty
wind is likely to occur at many places in Khulna, Barishal and Chattogram
divisions, at a few places in Rajshahi, Dhaka and Sylhet divisions and at one
or two places over Rangpur and Mymensingh divisions with moderately heavy to
heavy falls at places across the country in the next 24 hours commencing 9 am
today,” said a Met bulletin issued this morning.

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

“The low over Northwest Bay and adjoining area intensified into a well-
marked low and now lies over Northwest Bay and adjoining West Bengal-Odisha
coast… The axis of monsoon trough runs through Punjab, Hariyana, Uttar
Pradesh, Bihar, the centre of the well-marked low and thence northeastwards
to Assam across southern part of Bangladesh,” the bulletin said, adding that
Monsoon is fairly active over Bangladesh and moderate to strong elsewhere
over North Bay.

The maximum temperature was recorded 35.2 degrees Celsius yesterday at
Sayedpur in Rangpur division while today’s minimum temperature 25.0 degrees
Celsius at Rangamati in Chattogram division.

The highest rainfall in the last 24 hours as of 6 am today was recorded 29
mm at Nikli in Dhaka division.

The sun sets at 6:21pm today and rises at 5:39am tomorrow in the capital.

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