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Lowest temperature recorded at 6.2˚C in Tetulia

  • Published at 11:43 am December 25th, 2019
Panchagarh
Photo shows people in winter clothes shiver due to the low temperatures in Panchagarh on Wednesday, December 25, 2019 Dhaka Tribune

The temperature was recorded on Wednesday morning

This year’s lowest temperature has been recorded at 6.2 degrees Celsius in Tetulia upazila of Panchagarh district.

The temperature was recorded on Wednesday morning, Bangladesh Meteorological Department's Tetulia branch acting in-charge Rahidul Islam Rohid said.

Busy streets of Panchagarh nearly empty due to the cold weather in the district on Wednesday, December 25, 2019 | Dhaka Tribune

Severe cold weather continues to intensify in Panchagarh, making everyday life difficult for its people and putting those in poor communities in distress and suffering.

To ward off the cold, people are burning hay and straw and wrapping their cattle in sacks or old clothes.

Foggy skies of Panchagarh , December 25, 2019 | Dhaka Tribune

Panchagarh Modern Sadar Hospital Resident Medical Officer (RMO) Md Sirajuddaula Polin said: “Even though the number of patients is increasing in the outdoors, not many are getting admitted to the hospital.”