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Today is Dhaka’s hottest day of the year

  • Published at 09:52 pm July 19th, 2018
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File photo of a group of young boys trying to cool themselves under stream of water Mehedi Hasan/Dhaka Tribune

Dhaka experienced its highest temperature in the last five decades on April 22, 2014, at 40.2°C.

Dhaka residents experienced the hottest day of the year on Thursday, with the highest temperature recorded at 37.6°C.

According to the met office, the searing heat was compounded by extreme humidity, recorded at 62.5%.

The temperature in Dhaka rose by 3°C in the last 24 hours, as the highest temperature on Wednesday was recorded at 34.7°C.

Dhaka experienced its highest temperature in the last five decades on April 22, 2014, at 40.2°C.