Rain likely to continue for more three days

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DHAKA, Sept 13, 2018 (BSS) – Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD)
today predicted the ongoing light to moderate rain would continue for more
two to three days across the country.

“The ongoing rain is likely to continue for more two to three days across
the country as monsoon is active over Bangladesh,” Nijhum Rokeya Ahmed, a
meteorologist at BMD, told BSS this afternoon.

Besides, heavy to very heavy rainfall is likely to occur over Rangpur,
Mymensingh and Sylhet divisions by 4 pm today, she said.

The met office in a press release also predicted that light to moderate
rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty wind at most places
over Rangpur, Rajshahi, Dhaka, Mymensingh, Chattogram and Sylhet divisions
and at many places over Khulna and Barisal divisions with moderately heavy to
very heavy falls at places over the country in the next 24 hours as of 9 am
tomorrow.

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

The country’s maximum temperature was recorded 35.1 degrees Celsius
yesterday in Rajshahi while today’s minimum temperature 23.5 degrees Celsius
at Tangail and Nikli in Dhaka division and at Netrokona in Mymensingh
division.

The highest rainfall in the last 24 hours as of 6 am today was recorded
111 mm at Badalgachhi in Rajshahi division.

The sun sets at 6:05 pm today and rises at 5:44 am tomorrow in the
capital.

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