Dhaka city saw a continuous downpour from last night that continued until this morning.
Md Abul Kalam Mallik, an official of Bangladesh Meteorological Department, told The Daily Star 28 millimeter rain was recorded in the last 24 hours till 6:00am.
The rain inundated several roads of Dhaka city including Motijheel, Purana Paltan, Fakirapul, Arambagh and Rajarbagh areas causing sufferings for commuters. BSS adds: Light to moderate rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty wind is likely to occur at most places in the country in 24 hours as of 9:00am tomorrow.
"Light to moderate rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty wind is likely to occur at most places in Rangpur, Rajshahi, Dhaka, Mymensingh, Khulna, Barisal, Chittagong and Sylhet divisions with moderately heavy to very heavy falls at places in the country ," said a Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) release today.
The highest rainfall yesterday was recorded 111 millimeter at Sitakunda in Chittagong division.
The country's highest temperature was recorded 34.2 degree Celsius at Jessore in Khulna division and minimum temperature 23 degree Celsius at Rangamati in Chittagong division yesterday.