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Heavy rain forecast for next 48hrs in country

  • Published at 04:02 pm October 23rd, 2020
Dhaka Tribune

Thursday's well-marked low over Northwest Bay and adjoining west-central Bay moved northwestwards and intensified subsequently into a depression afterwards

Due to the well-marked low over the Northwest Bay and adjoining West-central Bay heavy (44-88mm) to very heavy (89mm) rainfall is likely to occur at places over Rajshahi, Rangpur, Dhaka, Khulna, Barisal, Chittagong, Mymensingh and Sylhet divisions during the next 48 hours commencing at 10am Friday.

Even light to moderate rain/thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty wind is likely to occur at most places over Dhaka, Mymensingh, Rajshahi, Rangpur, Khulna, Barisal, Chittagong and Sylhet divisions with heavy to very heavy falls at places over the country, said a Met Office press release.

Thursday's well-marked low over Northwest Bay and adjoining west-central Bay moved northwestwards and intensified subsequently into a depression afterwards and then depression over North-west Bay and adjoining area; moved northeastwards over the same area (lat 21.0oN and long 88.0oE) and was centered at 9am Friday.

Also read: Deep depression in Bay weakens, maritime ports asked to lower signal

It is likely to move in a Northeasterly direction further. South-west monsoon has withdrawn from north-western part of the Bangladesh and conditions are favourable for further withdrawn from the remaining part of Bangladesh. Monsoon is strong elsewhere over North Bay.

Day and night temperature may fall by (2-4)°C  over the country.

Country’s maximum temperature on Thursday was recorded by 34.4°C in Dinajpur and lowest one today was recorded by 22.2°C at Kumarkhali.

The highest rainfall for the last twenty-four hours till 6am Friday was recorded by 25.4 millimeters (mm) at Khepupara.

Friday’s sunset at Dhaka was at 5.26pm and Saturday's sunrise will be at 6.01am.

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