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  08 Jun 2024, 12:55
Update : 08 Jun 2024, 14:31

Mild to moderate heatwave likely to continue in parts of country

DHAKA, June 8, 2024 (BSS)- Bangladesh Meteorological Department today
predicted that the ongoing mild to moderate heatwave sweeping over different
places over the country in the next 24 hours commencing 9 am today.

"Mild to moderate heatwave is sweeping over Khulna and Barisal divisions and
the districts of Tangail, Faridpur, Madaripur, Gopalgonj, Rajshahi, Pabna,
Sirajganj, Rangpur, Nilphamari, Panchagarh, Kurigram and Chandpur and it may
continue," said the weather bulletin issued here this morning.

Day and night temperature may rise slightly over the Country. Due to
excessive moisture content the discomfort may persist, the bulletin said.

"Light to moderate rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty wind
is likely to occur at many places over Rangpur Mymensingh, Dhaka Chattogram
and Sylhet divisions and at one or two places over Rajshahi, Khulna and
Barisal divisions with moderately heavy to heavy falls at places over
Rangpur, Mymensingh, Dhaka, Chattogram and Sylhet divisions," it added.

Country's maximum temperature on Friday was recorded 38.5 degrees Celsius at
Chuadanga while today's minimum temperature 22.9 degrees Celsius was recorded
at Khagrachari.

Rainfall for the last 24 hours commencing 6 am today was recorded 57 mm at
Cumilla.

The sun sets at 6:45 pm today and rises at 5:10 am tomorrow in the capital.

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