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Light to moderate rain with lightning flashes likely over country

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3 May, 2018 15:36 PM



Light to moderate rain with lightning flashes likely over country

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Light to moderate rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty or squally wind and lightning flashes is likely to occur at many places with moderately heavy to heavy falls and hails at isolated places over the country in 24 hours as of 9 am tomorrow.

"Light to moderate rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty or squally wind and lightning flashes is likely to occur at many places over Rajshahi, Dhaka, Khulna and Barishal divisions and at a few places over Rangpur, Mymensingh, Chattogram and Sylhet divisions with moderately heavy to heavy falls and hails at isolated places over the country in the next 24 hours commencing from 9 am today," said a met office press release here.

Day and night temperature may remain nearly unchanged over the country during the period, the release added. 

Trough of low lies over West Bengal and adjoining area, the release said, adding that the low over North Andaman Sea and adjoining area has become unimportant. Seasonal low lies over South Bay.

Besides, a warning message of met office said in association with rain or thundershowers with temporary west or northwesterly gusty or squally wind speeding 45-60 kph is likely to occur over the regions of Rangpur, Cumilla, Jashore , Kushtia, Khulna, Barishal, Noakhali, Chattogram, Patuakhali, Mymensingh and Sylhet wherein river ports shall hoist cautionary signal number one.

The maximum temperature was recorded 35.2 degrees celsius yesterday Khulna and today's minimum temperature 19.4 degrees celsius at Badalgachhi in Rajshahi division.

The highest rainfall in the last 24 hours as of 6 am today was recorded 41 mm at Tarash in Rajshahi division.

The sunsets at 6.28 pm today and rises at 5.22 am tomorrow in the capital city.


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