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Light to moderate rain likely in 24 hours

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26 August, 2018 11:25 AM



Light to moderate rain likely in 24 hours

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Light to moderate rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty or squally wind and lightning flashes are likely to occur at some places across the country in 24 hours ending 9 am tomorrow.

“Light to moderate rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty wind and lightning flashes are likely to occur at a few places over Rangpur, Rajshahi, Dhaka, Mymensingh, Khulna, Barishal, Chattogram and Sylhet divisions with moderately heavy to heavy falls at places over the country in 24 hours commencing 9 am today,” said a Met bulletin issued this morning.

Day and night temperature may rise slightly over the country.

“A low has formed over Northwest Bay and adjoining area… The axis of monsoon trough runs through Punjab, Hariyana, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Gangetic West Bengal, the centre of the low and thence northeastwards to Assam across central part of Bangladesh,” the bulletin said, adding that monsoon is fairly active over Bangladesh and moderate to strong over North Bay.

The maximum temperature was recorded 35.2 degrees Celsius yesterday at Jashore in Khulna division while today’s minimum temperature 25.0 degrees Celsius at M.Court, Feni and Sylhet.

The highest rainfall in the last 24 hours as of 6 am today was recorded 92 mm at Netrokona in Mymensingh division.

The sun sets at 6:48 pm today and rises at 5:23 am tomorrow in the capital.

Meanwhile, a Met office warning message said, rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary South or South-Eesterly gusty or squally wind speed 45-60 kph is likely to occur in the regions of Khulna, Barishal, Patuakhali, Noakhali, Cumilla, Chattogram, Cox’s Bazar and Madaripur.

River ports are advised to hoist cautionary signal number one.


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