17 May 2024, 11:59
Update : 17 May 2024, 20:03

Mild to moderate heatwave sweeps over country

DHAKA, May 17, 2024 (BSS)- Mild to moderate heatwave is sweeping over eight
divisions across the country, said met office forecast for the next 24 hours
begins from 9am today.

"Mild to moderate heatwave is sweeping over Rangpur, Rajshahi, Mymensingh,
Dhaka, Khulna, Barishal, Chattogram and Sylhet divisions and it may
continue," the forecast said.

Rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty wind is likely to occur
at one or two places over Sylhet division with hails at isolated places.

Weather may remain mainly dry with temporary partly cloudy sky elsewhere over
the country, it added.

Trough of westerly low lies over West Bengal to North-west Bay.

Country's maximum temperature on Thursday was recorded 39.5 degree Celsius at
Ishwardi and today's minimum temperature 24.0 degree Celsius was recorded at

Maximum rainfall for the last twenty-four hours till 6am today was recorded
03 millimeters (mm) at Rajshahi.

Day and night temperature may remain nearly unchanged over the country. Due
to increase of moisture incursion, the discomfort may persist.

The sun sets at 06.35 pm today and rises at 05.15 am tomorrow in the capital.

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