The cold wave sweeping over Bangladesh may continue for the next two days while the chilling condition is likely to improve from January 10, according to an official of the met office.
"The severe cold wave is sweeping over Rajshahi, Pabna, Dinajpur and Kushtia regions and it may continue for the next two days," Nijhum Rokeya Ahmed, a meteorologist at Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD), told BSS on Sunday morning.
Mild to moderate cold wave, sweeping over Dhaka, Mymensingh and Barisal divisions and the remaining parts of Rajshahi, Rangpur and Khulna divisions and the regions of Srimangal and Sitakunda, is also likely to continue, she said, adding that the weather may start to normalize from January 10.
Moderate to thick fog may be notice from midnight till Monday morning. However, some places might be covered with fog till the noon.
The weather may remain dry with temporary partly cloudy sky over the country, said a met office press release issued on Sunday.
Night and day temperature may remain nearly unchanged across the country.
Maximum temperature was recorded at 26.2 degrees celsius on Saturday in Teknaf and Sunday’s (today's) minimum temperature was recorded at 5.1 degrees celsius in Dinajpur.
The sun sets at 5:26pm today and rises at 6:43am tomorrow in Dhaka.