Bangladesh Meteorological Department today predicted increased rain activity at many places in the country in the next 24 hours ending at 9:00 am tomorrow.
“Rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty or squally wind is likely to occur at many places over Rangpur, Dhaka, Mymensingh and Sylhet divisions, at a few places over Rajshahi division and at one or two places over Khulna, Barishal and Chattogram divisions with the possibility of increased rain activity”, said a met office bulletin issued this morning.
The day and night temperature may fall slightly over the country because of the rain, it said.
However, the existing mild heat wave sweeping over Khulna and Dhaka divisions and the regions of Rajshahi, Pabna, Chandpur, Feni, Noakhali, Rangamati and Patuakhali may abate at some places.
The highest temperature on Tuesday was recorded 38.0 degrees Celsius at Jashore in Khulna and today’s minimum temperature 20.4 degrees Celsius at Netrokona in Mymensingh.
The sun sets at 06:37pm today and rises at 05:13am tomorrow in the capital.