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Rain, thundershowers likely Monday

  • Published at 03:28 pm June 25th, 2017
Rain, thundershowers likely Monday
Light to moderate rain is likely to occur at different places across Bangladesh Monday. "Light to moderate rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty wind is likely to occur at a few places over Rangpur, Khulna, Barisal, Mymensingh and Sylhet divisions and at one or two places over Rajshahi, Dhaka and Chittagong divisions with moderately heavy falls at places over the country in 24 hours ending 9am tomorrow," said a Met office release on Sunday morning. The release also said the low, formed Saturday, over North Bay off Bangladesh-West Bengal coast, now lies over North-West Bay and adjoining West Bengal and Orissa coast. Monsoon is less active over Bangladesh and weak to moderate elsewhere over North Bay, reports BSS. Meanwhile, a warning message of Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) said, rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary south or south-easterly gusty or squally wind speeding 45-60 kilometres per hour (kph) is likely to occur in different parts of the country. "Rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty wind may trigger in the regions of Rajshahi, Pabna, Bogra, Tangail, Mymensingh, Dhaka, Faridpur, Jessore, Kushtia, Khulna, Barisal, Patuakhali, Noakhali, Comilla, Chittagong, Cox's Bazar and Sylhet wherein river ports shall hoist cautionary signal no one till 6pm today," it said. Country's highest temperature on Saturday was recorded 35.7 degree Celsius at Rajshahi and minimum temperature 23.5 degree Celsius at Rangamati in Chittagong division. The highest rainfall was recorded 40 millimetres at Sylhet. Day and night temperature may remain nearly unchanged over the country. The sunset will be at 6.50pm today and sunrise at 5.13am tomorrow in the capital city Dhaka.