18 May 2022, 12:39

Mild heat wave may continue in three districts

  DHAKA, May 18, 2022 (BSS) - The ongoing mild heat wave is likely to continue in three districts, said a Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) bulletin valid for 24 hours commencing 9am today.

   "Mild heat wave is sweeping over the districts of Noakhali, Khulna and Bagerhat and it may continue," said the bulletin.

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

   However, the day and night temperature may remain nearly unchanged over the country.

   Country's maximum temperature on Tuesday was recorded 36.4 degrees Celsius at Mongla, while the minimum temperature today was recorded 22.4 degrees Celsius at Srimangal.

   The highest rainfall in the last 24 hours till 6am today was recorded 37 mm at Srimangal.

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

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