Panchagarh temperature dips to record 4.5˚C
This year’s lowest temperature has been recorded at 4.5 degrees celsius in Tetulia upazila of Panchagarh today.
Cold wind from the Himalayan side is sweeping easily through the northern region resulting in the temperature drop which is being further exacerbated due to clear skies, our Thakurgaon correspondent reports quoting Rahidul Islam, officer in charge of Tetulia Weather Observation Centre of Bangladesh Meteorological Department.
The temperature is likely to continue like present till the first week of January, he said.
Daily life has been thrown into disarray in the northern districts as temperature has been shifting between 4.5 degrees celsius and 9.2 degrees celsius in the last week.
Stone lifting workers of Tetulia who collect stones from Mahananda River are not being able to continue their work due to the adverse weather.
Talking to this correspondent on Saturday Muktarul Islam, a stone lifting worker of Sardarpara village in Tetulia upazila, said “we can not stay in the river due the cold wind blowing through this area continuously.”
The presence of workers at Banglabandha land port is also low due to the bad weather, sources said.