18 Apr 2024, 12:10

Rain likely over 7 divisions

DHAKA, April 18, 2024 (BSS) - Rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary
gusty or squally wind is likely to occur at one or two places over Rangpur,
Rajshahi, Dhaka, Mymensingh, Barishal, Chattogram and Sylhet divisions with
hails at isolated places in the next 24 hours commencing 9am today.

"Severe heat wave is sweeping over the districts of Rajshahi, Pabna,
Bagerhat, Jashore, Chuadanga and Kushtia and mild to moderate heat wave is
sweeping over Dhaka, Rangpur and Barishal divisions, rest part of Rajshahi
and Khulna divisions and the district of Moulvibazar and it may continue,"
the weather bulletin said.

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

Country's maximum temperature on Wednesday was recorded 40.8 degrees Celsius
at Chuadanga and today's minimum temperature 20.5 degrees Celsius was
recorded at Nikli.

Rainfall for the last 24 hours till 6.00 am today was recorded 22mm at

The sun sets at 6:22 pm today and rises at 5:33 am tomorrow in the capital.

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