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Rain likely for next two or three days

  • Published at 11:46 pm March 31st, 2019
2019 nor'wester in Dhaka
The photo was taken during the nor'wester which hit Dhaka city on Sunday evening Rajib Dhar/Dhaka Tribune

Light to moderate rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty wind and lightning flashes is likely to occur for next two or three days

Light to moderate rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty or squally wind and lightning flashes is likely to occur for next two or three days at many places over the country.

“Light to moderate rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty or squally wind and lightning flashes is likely to occur for next two or three days in many places over the country except Khulna, Barishal, Patuakhali,” BMD meteorologist Arif Hossain told BSS on Sunday afternoon.

Dhaka city experienced a nor’wester or Kalboishakhi with hails on Sunday, with wind speed of up to 74kmph and 17mm rainfall recorded between 6pm to 7.30 pm, he said.


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Power supply has been disrupted in few areas in the capital including Mohammadpur, Hatirpool and Modhubagh following the rainfall, local sources said.

The BMD on Sunday issued an inland river-port warning in next 12 hours till 9 am Monday saying in association with rain or thunder showers temporary west or north-westerly squalls speed 60-80 kph is likely to occur over regions of Rajshahi, Pabna, Bogra, Tangail, Dhaka, Mymensingh, Faridpur,
 Madaripur, Jessore, Kushtia, Khulna, Barishal, Noakhali, Cumilla, Chittagong and Sylhet.

River ports shall hoist riverine warning signal number two, it added.