Alexa Rainfall likely increase in next 72hrs

Rainfall likely increase in next 72hrs

Staff Correspondent

Published: 12:39 12 June 2019   Updated: 15:48 12 June 2019

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Bangladesh Meteorological Department on Wednesday predicted that "Rainfall activity may increase" in the next 72 hours commencing from 9:00 am today.   

The Met Office also forecasted that rain or thundershowers with gusty wind likely to occur at many places over the country in next 24 hours ending at 9:00 am tomorrow.

“Rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty wind is likely to occur at one or two places over Rangpur, Mymensingh, Dhaka, Barishal, Chattogram & Sylhet divisions and weather may remain dry with temporary partly cloudy sky elsewhere over the country,” said a Met Office release this morning. 

Meanwhile, a mild heat wave is sweeping over the regions of Rajshahi, Khulna, Mongla, Satkhira, Jashore & Sylhet and it may continue during the period.  

Besides, day and night temperature may rise slightly over the country.

The highest temperature was recorded yesterday 36.8 degrees Celsius at Jashore under Khulna division, while today’s minimum temperature was 24.0 degrees Celsius at Dinajpur under Rangpur division.

The sun is to set at 6.47 pm today and rise at 5.10 am tomorrow in the capital.