12 Jun 2024, 13:51

Mild heat wave likely to continue across country

DHAKA, June 12, 2024 (BSS)-Bangladesh Meteorological Department today
predicted the ongoing mild to moderate heat wave is likely to continue at
places across the country in the next 24 hours commencing 9 am today.

"Mild heat to moderate heat wave is sweeping over the districts of Dhaka,
Tangail, Faridpur, Madaripur, Gopalganj, Narayanganj, Rajshahi, Pabna,
Chapainawabganj, Cumilla, Chandpur, Khagrachhari, Khulna, Bagerhat, Satkhira,
Jashore, Chuadanga, Kushtia, Magura, Barishal, Patuakhali and Bhola, and it
may continue,"said the weather bulletin issued this morning.

"Day temperature may fall slightly and night temperature may remain nearly
unchanged over the country. Due to excessive moisture content the discomfort
may persist," the bulletin said.

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

Country's maximum temperature on Tuesday was recorded 38.3 degrees Celsius at
Bandarban. While, today's minimum temperature 23.5 degrees Celsius was
recorded at Bandarban.

Rainfall for the last 24 hours commencing 6 am today was recorded 131mm at

The sun sets at 6:47 pm today and rises at 5:11am tomorrow in the capital.

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