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Rain throughout country until early tomorrow

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2 August, 2018 13:40 PM



Rain throughout country until early tomorrow

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Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) forecasts light to moderate rain or thundershowers throughout the country in 24 hours as of 9 am tomorrow.

“Light to moderate rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty wind is likely to occur at most places in Rajshahi , Rangpur, Dhaka, Mymensingh, Khulna, Barishal, Chattogram and Sylhet divisions,” said a met office press release this morning.

Moderately heavy to heavy falls may also take place at some places in those divisions in 24 hours commencing 9am today, the release added.

Day and night temperature may remain nearly unchanged over the country.

Another met office warning message said, rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary South or South Easterly gusty or squally wind speed 45-60 kph is likely to occur in the regions of Dhaka, Jashore, Kushtia, Faridpur, Madaripur, Khulna, Barishal, Patuakhali, Noakhali, Cumilla, Chattogram and Cox’s Bazar till 6pm today.

River ports are advised to hoist cautionary signal number one, it also said.

The maximum temperature was recorded 34.3 degrees Celsius yesterday at Sylhet division while today’s minimum temperature 23.8 degrees Celsius at Sandwip in Chattogram division.

The highest rainfall in the last 24 hours as of 6 am today was recorded 126mm at Sandwip in Chattogram division, the release added.

The sun sets at 6:41 pm today and rises at 5:28 am tomorrow in the capital.


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