Rain likely to continue for more three days


13 September, 2018 21:16 PM

Rain likely to continue for more three days

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Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) today predicted the ongoing light to moderate rain would continue for more two to three days across the country.

“The ongoing rain is likely to continue for more two to three days across the country as monsoon is active over Bangladesh,” Nijhum Rokeya Ahmed, a meteorologist at BMD, told BSS this afternoon.

Besides, heavy to very heavy rainfall is likely to occur over Rangpur, Mymensingh and Sylhet divisions by 4 pm today, she said.

The met office in a press release also predicted that light to moderate rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty wind at most places over Rangpur, Rajshahi, Dhaka, Mymensingh, Chattogram and Sylhet divisions
and at many places over Khulna and Barisal divisions with moderately heavy to very heavy falls at places over the country in the next 24 hours as of 9 am tomorrow.

Day temperature may fall slightly and night temperature may remain nearly unchanged over the country during the period.

The country’s maximum temperature was recorded 35.1 degrees Celsius yesterday in Rajshahi while today’s minimum temperature 23.5 degrees Celsius at Tangail and Nikli in Dhaka division and at Netrokona in Mymensingh

The highest rainfall in the last 24 hours as of 6 am today was recorded 111 mm at Badalgachhi in Rajshahi division.

The sun sets at 6:05 pm today and rises at 5:44 am tomorrow in the capital.