19 May 2022, 13:09

Mild heat wave may continue

DHAKA, May 19 , 2022 (BSS) - The ongoing mild heat wave is likely to continue
at some places in the country, said a Bangladesh Meteorological Department
(BMD) bulletin valid for 24 hours commencing 9am today.

"Mild heat wave is sweeping over the districts of Madaripur, Tangail,
Chandpur, Rajshahi, Khulna,Satkhira, Jashore 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 Rangpur, Mymensingh and Sylhet
divisions; at a few places over Chattogram division and at one or two places
over Dhaka, Rajshahi, Khulna and Barishal divisions with moderately heavy to
heavy falls at places over northnortheastern part of the country,"it added

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

Country's maximum temperature on Wednesday was recorded 37.2 degrees Celsius
at Khulna, while the minimum temperature today was recorded 21.0 degrees
Celsius at Srimangal.

The highest rainfall in the last 24 hours till 6am today was recorded 104 mm
at Srimangal.

The sun sets at 6.36 pm today and rises at 5.14 am tomorrow in the capital.