17 May 2022, 12:49

Mild heat wave may continue in four districts

DHAKA, May 17 , 2022 (BSS) - The ongoing mild heat wave is likely to continue

in four districts, said a Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) bulletin
valid for 24 hours commencing 9am today.

"Mild heat wave is sweeping over the districts of Chandpur, Rajshahi, Jashore
and Khulna and it may continue," said the weather bulletin issued for the
next 24 hours commencing at 9am today.

"Rain or thunder showers with intense lightning flashes and temporary gusty
or squally wind is likely to occur at many places over Rangpur, Mymensingh
and Sylhet divisions; at a few places over Rajshahi and Dhaka divisions and
at one or two places over Khulna, Barishal and Chattogram divisions and with
moderately heavy to heavy falls at places over northern part of the country,"
it added.

Weather may remain mainly dry with partly cloudy sky elsewhere over the
country. However, the day and night temperature may remain nearly unchanged
over the country.

Country's maximum temperature on Monday was recorded 35.6 degrees Celsius at
Khulna, while the minimum temperature today was recorded 21.8 degrees Celsius
at Tarash in Rajshahi division.

The highest rainfall in the last 24 hours till 6am today was recorded 82 mm
at Dimla in Rangpur division.

The sun sets at 6.35 pm today and rises at 5.15 am tomorrow in the capital.

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