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More rains to lash Bangladesh in 24 hours

Published : 01 Oct 2022 11:59 PM | Updated : 01 Oct 2022 11:59 PM

The weather department has predicted more rains across the country in the next 24 hours, with monsoon being fairly active over Bangladesh and moderate elsewhere over the North Bay.

“Light to moderate rains or thunder showers accompanied by temporary gusty winds and lightning flashes are likely to occur at many places over Dhaka, Khulna, Barishal, Chattogram and Sylhet divisions and a few places over Rajshahi, Rangpur and Mymensingh divisions with moderately heavy to heavy falls at places over the country,” the department said in its bulletin on Saturday.

Day and night temperatures may fall slightly over the country.

The mercury reached 36.2 degrees Celsius – the highest – in Sylhet, while the minimum temperature was recorded at 22.5 degrees in Feni.

Meanwhile, the axis of monsoon trough runs through East Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, West Bengal to Assam across the central part of Bangladesh, it added.

One of its associated troughs extends up to the N