A wet Eid likely
The country is likely to experience a rainy Eid-ul-Fitr this year, forecasted Bangladesh Meteorological Department yesterday.
According to BMD Director Shamsuddin Ahmed, rain and thunder might remain the same as yesterday until Wednesday.
Sunny weather will also persist over the cloudy sky and rain across the country, the BMD director added.
Speaking to The Daily Star over phone, he said, “This weather will continue during Eid if it is celebrated on Wednesday.”
Amid such weather, the temperature may not rise high, he added.
This year, Eid-ul-Fitr is expected to be celebrated on Thursday if the moon is not sighted on Tuesday.
The BMD sources said the country’s highest rainfall in the first six hours yesterday was recorded at 65mm in Naogaon’s Badalgachhi upazila. In Dhaka, it was recorded at 12mm.
Besides, following the rainfall pattern, the BMD, in its monthly forecast for June, said Dhaka would witness a rainfall between 320mm and 390mm throughout the month.