Rain throughout country until early tomorrow


27 August, 2018 12:18 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-hour as of 9am tomorrow.

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

Moderately heavy falls may also take place at some places in those divisions in 24-hour 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 Rajshahi, Pabna, Dhaka, Tangail, Faridpur, Madaripur, Jashore, Kushtia, 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 35.4 degrees Celsius yesterday at Jashore in Khulna division while today’s minimum temperature 25.0 degrees Celsius at Sylhet and Ragamati in Sylhet and Chattogram divisions respectively.

The highest rainfall in the last 24-hour as of 6am today was recorded 28mm at Nikli in Dhaka division, the release added.

The sun sets at 6:22 pm today and rises at 5:39 am tomorrow in the capital.