Rains likely in Dhaka, other divisions

After a hot day a heavy rain in the afternoon comforted the people of the city. Holding an umbrella in one hand a man is seen to hold the bicycle handlebar with other hand. The photo was taken by Sumon Yusuf from Gulshan 1 Circle area, Dhaka on 25 May

The meteorological office has predicted rain or thunder showers in parts of the country including Dhaka in 24 hours from 9:00am on Tuesday, UNB reports.

“Rain or thunder showers accompanied by temporary gusty or squally wind is likely at many places over Dhaka, Mymensingh, Khulna, Barishal, Chattogram and Sylhet divisions and at a few places over Rangpur and Rajshahi divisions,” said the meteorological office bulletin.

A mild heat wave is sweeping over Khulna division and Rajshahi district and it may continue, according to the bulletin.

Day and night temperature may remain nearly unchanged across the country, said the bulletin.

The highest temperature was recorded at 36.7 degrees Celsius in Rajshahi while the lowest temperature was recorded at 20.2 degrees Celsius in Rajarhat of Rangpur on Monday.

The weather office recorded the highest 33 mm rainfall in Dimla of Rangpur.

Meanwhile, a trough of westerly low lies over West Bengal and adjoining area.