Monsoon is active over Bangladesh and strong over North Bay
Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) has forecast heavy to very heavy rainfall at some places over Barishal, Chittagong, and Sylhet divisions.
“Heavy (44-88 mm/day) to very heavy (89 mm/day) rainfall is likely to occur at some places over Barishal, Chittagong, and Sylhet divisions during next 24 hours as of 9am on Thursday, said a met office release on Wednesday, reports UNB.
Light to moderate rain or thunder showers accompanied by temporary gusty/squally wind is likely to occur at most places over Khulna, Barishal, Chittagong, and Sylhet divisions and at many places over Rangpur, Rajshahi, Dhaka, and Mymensingh divisions with heavy to very heavy falls at some places over the country, said the release.
The axis of Monsoon trough runs through Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, and West Bengal to Assam across central part of Bangladesh.
Monsoon is active over Bangladesh and strong over North Bay.
Country’s maximum temperature on Tuesday was recorded 36˚C at Rajshahi and the lowest one today 23.5˚C at Teknaf.
The highest rainfall for the last 24 hours till 6am on Wednesday was recorded 123 millimeters (mm) at Cox’s Bazar.
Today’s sunset at Dhaka was at 06:48 pm while Thursday’s sunrise will be at 05:12 am.