Rain, thundershowers likely in Dhaka, other parts of country
Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) has predicted light to moderate rain or thundershowers in eight divisions, including Dhaka, over 24 hours from 9:00am today.
"Light to moderate rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty wind is likely at many places over Rangpur, Rajshahi, Mymensingh and Sylhet divisions; a few places over Dhaka and Khulna divisions and at one or two places over Barishal and Chattogram divisions with moderately heavy to heavy falls at places over Rangpur, Rajshahi, Mymensingh and Sylhet divisions," it said.
The country's highest 259 mm rainfall was recorded in Saidpur upazila of Nilphamri in 24 hours till 6:00 am today.
Day and night temperatures may remain nearly unchanged over the country, reads the bulletin.
The country's highest temperature was recorded at 35 degrees Celsius yesterday in Chattogram's Sitakunda.
Meanwhile, monsoon is fairly active over Bangladesh and weak to moderate over North Bay.
A low pressure area is likely to form over the north Andaman Sea and adjoining area during next 72 hours.