Dhaka's weather today: Rain breathes respite into city life
11:57 AM, June 20, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:04 PM, June 20, 2019

Rain breathes respite into city life

Dhaka city has seen some respite from the sweeping heat wave of the last few days with the bout of monsoon shower in the morning.

However, this rain is not likely to linger for the rest of the day as seen during monsoon, says Bangladesh Meteorological Department.

“This rain is not likely to linger for long. But, it will abate the sweeping mild heat wave,” Met Officer Md Shahinul Islam told The Daily Star.

“It is not yet the time for incessant monsoon rainfall. But, there are likelihoods of short intervals of monsoon rain every day,” he said.

Weather report says, trough of low lies over West Bengal to Northeast Bay across southern Bangladesh. Southwest monsoon has advanced up north covering Barishal, Chattogram, Dhaka, Sylhet and Mymensingh divisions.

Under its influence, light to moderate rain or thunder showers accompanied by temporary gusty wind is likely to occur at many places over Rangpur, Mymensingh, Chattogram & Sylhet divisions and at a few places over Rajshahi, Dhaka, Khulna & Barishal divisions with moderately heavy to heavy falls at places over the country.

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