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Met Office: Very severe heatwave grips Pabna, Chuadanga

  • No respite from scorching heat for 5 days
  • Highest temperature recorded in Chuadanga at 42.2°C on Sunday
Update : 22 Apr 2024, 11:56 AM

A very severe heatwave is sweeping over the Pabna and Chuadanga districts, according to the Bangladesh Meteorological Department.

Besides, a severe heat wave is sweeping over Rajshahi, Tangail, Jessore, and Kushtia districts, and a mild to moderate heat wave is lashing Rangpur, Barisal, and Mymensingh divisions and parts of Dhaka, Rajshahi, Khluna divisions, Srimangal and Chandpur district, said a met office bulletin on Monday.

The heat wave condition may continue, and no marked change in likely in five days commencing 9am on Monday.

The country’s highest temperature was recorded in Chuadanga at 42.2°C on Sunday, and 56mm of rain fell in 24 hours until 6am on Monday.

“Rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty or squally wind are likely at one or two places over Mymensingh, Chittagong, and Sylhet divisions, with hail at isolated places. Weather may remain mainly dry with a temporary partly cloudy sky elsewhere over the country,” it said.

The day temperature may fall slightly and night temperature may remain nearly unchanged over the country during the period.

Due to the increase of moisture incursion, the discomfort may persist.

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