Rain likely across country


Bangladesh meteorological Department (BMD) on Tuesday predicted light to moderate rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty wind at many places throughout the country, reports BSS.

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

Besides, some places over northern part of the country may see moderately heavy to heavy falls during the period, it added.

Day and night temperature may remain nearly unchanged over the country.

The maximum temperature was recorded 35.2 degrees Celsius on Monday at Jashore in Khulna division while Tuesday’s minimum temperature 25.0 degrees Celsius at Dimla in Rangpur division respectively.

The highest rainfall in the last 24 hours as of 6 am today was recorded 128 mm at Rangpur.

The sun sets at 6.01 pm on Tuesday and rises at 5.45 am today (Wednesday) in the capital.