Light to moderate rain likely


Most parts of the country are likely to experience light to moderate rain today.

“Light to moderate rain or thunder showers accompanied by temporary gusty or squally wind is likely to occur at most places over Khulna, Barishal and Chattogram divisions and at many places over Dhaka, Mymensingh, Rajshahi, Rangpur and Sylhet divisions with moderately heavy to heavy falls at places over southern part of Bangladesh”, said a Met office bulletin.

“Monsoon is active over Bangladesh and strong over North Bay”, the bulletin added.

However, due to the rain, the day and night temperature may fall by (1-2) degree Celsius over the country.

The highest temperature on Monday was recorded 36.3 degrees Celsius in Rajshahi while Tuesday’s minimum temperature 24.0 degrees Celsius was recorded at Cox’s Bazar.

The sun sets at 6.50 pm on Tuesday and rises at 5.15 am today (Wednesday) in the capital.