24 May 2024, 12:44
Update : 24 May 2024, 12:47

Mild to moderate heatwave sweeping over country

DHAKA, May 24, 2024 (BSS)- Mild to moderate heatwave is sweeping over the
eight divisions and it may continue.

"Mild to moderate heatwave is sweeping over Dhaka, Rajshahi, Rangpur,
Mymensingh, Khulna, Barishal, Chattogram and Sylhet divisions and it may
continue," said a met office forecast for the next 24 hours begins from 9am

The low-pressure area over Southwest Bay and adjoining West central Bay moved
slightly northeastwards, intensified into a well-marked low and into a
depression over East central Bay and adjoining West central Bay at 06.00 am
of today. It is likely to intensify further, Bangladesh Meteorological
Department (BMD) added.

Rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty or squally wind is
likely to occur at one or two places over Khulna, Barishal, Chattogram and
Sylhet divisions. Weather may remain mainly dry with temporary partly cloudy
sky elsewhere over the country.

Country's maximum temperature on Thursday was recorded 38.5 degree Celsius
jointly at Rangamati and Ishurdi and today's minimum temperature 24.5 degree
Celsius was recorded at Maijdi court in Noakhali district.

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

Day and night temperature may rise slightly over the country. Due to increase
of moisture incursion the discomfort may persist.

The sun sets at 06.39 pm today and rises at 05.12 am tomorrow in the capital.

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