Rain predicted for 3 more days

BSS . Dhaka | Update:

Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) on Thursday predicted the ongoing light to moderate rain would continue for two to three more days across the country.

“The ongoing rain is likely to continue for more two to three days across the country as monsoon is active over Bangladesh,” Nijhum Rokeya Ahmed, a meteorologist at BMD, told BSS.

Besides, heavy to very heavy rainfall is likely to occur over Rangpur, Mymensingh and Sylhet divisions by 4:00pm today, she said.

The Met office in a press release also predicted that light to moderate rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty wind at most places over Rangpur, Rajshahi, Dhaka, Mymensingh, Chattogram and Sylhet divisions and at many places over Khulna and Barishal divisions with moderately heavy to very heavy falls at places over the country in the next 24 hours as of 9:00am Friday.

Day temperature may fall slightly and night temperature may remain nearly unchanged over the country during the period.

The country’s maximum temperature was recorded 35.1 degrees Celsius on Wednesday in Rajshahi while today’s minimum temperature 23.5 degrees Celsius at Tangail and Nikli in Dhaka division and at Netrokona in Mymensingh division.

The highest rainfall in the last 24 hours as of 6:00am Thursday was recorded 111mm at Badalgachhi in Rajshahi division.

The sun sets at 6:05pm Thursday and rises at 5:44am Friday in the capital.

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