Met office predicts rain throughout country until early tomorrow

DHAKA, Sep 1, 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 most places in Khulna, Barishal, Chattogram and
Sylhet divisions and at a few places in Rajshahi, Rangpur, Dhaka and
Mymensingh divisions,” said a met office press release here this morning.

Moderately heavy to heavy falls may also take place at some places across
the country during the period, the release added.

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

Another met office warning message said, rain or thundershowers accompanied
by temporary South or South-Easterly gusty or squally wind speed 45-60 kph is
likely to occur in the regions of Dhaka, Faridpur, Madaripur, Jashore,
Kushtia, Khulna, Barishal, Patuakhali, Noakhali, Cumilla, Chattogram and
Cox’s Bazar till 6pm today.

River ports have been advised to hoist cautionary signal number one, it
also said.

The maximum temperature was recorded 35.5 degrees Celsius yesterday at
Srimangal in Sylhet division while today’s minimum temperature 25.0 degrees
Celsius at Hatiya and Ragamati in Chattogram division.

The highest rainfall in the last 24 hours as of 6 am today was recorded 115
mm at Sylhet, the release added.

The sun sets at 6:17 pm today and rises at 5:40 am tomorrow in the capital.