Rain for 3 days from tomorrow, low pressure forms over Bay
The country is likely to experience rainfall for three consecutive days starting from tomorrow as monsoon is fairly active over Bangladesh, the Met office predicted today.
"Due to the monsoon, there is possibility of rainfall in Khulna, Barishal, Chattogram, Dhaka and Sylhet divisions for three days from Wednesday, lessening the current intensity of hot weather," Meteorologist AKM Nazmul Haque told BSS.
The remaining parts of the country, however, are likely to witness light to moderate rain during the period, he added.
Earlier, a release of the Met office said a mild heatwave is sweeping over Sylhet division and Feni district and it may abate.
Light to moderate rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty wind is likely to occur at many places over Mymensingh, Khulna, Barishal, Chattogram and Sylhet divisions, at a few places over Dhaka, Rangpur and Rajshahi divisions in 24 hours from 9:00am today, it said.
Moderately heavy to heavy falls may occur at some places over the country, it added.
A low pressure area has also formed over northwest Bay adjoining west-central Bay of Andhra-Odisha coast.
Country's maximum temperature on Monday was recorded 37.2 degrees Celsius at Sylhet, while today's minimum temperature was 21.5 degrees Celsius at Khepupara.
The highest rainfall in the last 24 hours till 6:00am today was recorded 45mm at Hatiya.
The sun sets at 6:13pm today and rises at 5:42am tomorrow in the capital.