Rain throughout country until early tomorrow

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DHAKA, Sept 6, 2018 (BSS)-Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD)
forecasts light to moderate rain or thundershowers throughout the country in
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 one or two places in Rangpur, Rajshahi, 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 in
southern part of the country in 24 hours commencing 9 am today, the release
added.

Day temperature may fall slightly 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 Rajshahi, Dhaka, Faridpur,
Madaripur, Kushtia, Jashore, Khulna, Barishal, Patuakhali, Noakhali, Cumilla,
Chittagong, Cox’s Bazar and Sylhet till 6 pm today.

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

The maximum temperature was recorded 34.5 degrees Celsius yesterday at
Sylhet while today’s minimum temperature 23.6 degrees Celsius at Rangamati in
Chattogram division.

The highest rainfall in 24 hours as of 6 am today was recorded 86mm at
Teknaf in Chattogram division, the release added.

The sun sets at 6:12 pm today and rises at 5:42am tomorrow in the
capital.

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