Bangladesh Meteorological Department | The Daily Star
  • Heat wave for couple of days

    Mild to moderate heat wave is sweeping over Rangpur, Rajshahi and Sylhet divisions and a part of Tangail, which may continue at places for a couple of days.

  • crow heat wave

    Mild heat wave sweeping over country’s southern parts

    Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) in a weather forecast says a mild heat wave is sweeping over the regions of Khulna, Satkhira and Jessore and it is likely to abate in 24 hours.

  • Nor'westers keep lashing the country

    It was sunny yesterday morning but that did not last. The sky went dark with heavy clouds like Sunday. People shut doors and windows

  • Rain likely to decrease from tomorrow

    Rainfall may decrease from Sunday, October 22, as land depression is expected to weaken gradually, Met office says.

  • Rainy weather in Bangladesh

    Heavy to very heavy falls likely

    Light to moderate rain or thunder showers accompanied by temporary gusty wind is likely to occur at many places over Dhaka, Mymensingh, Rajshahi, Rangpur, Khulna, Barisal, Chittagong and Sylhet divisions with moderately heavy to heavy falls at places over the country in next 24 hours till 6:00pm on Monday.

  • Rainy weather in Bangladesh

    Rain likely to continue tomorrow

    The entire country including capital Dhaka is likely to experience sporadic rains till tomorrow as monsoon is active over the country and moderate to strong over North Bay.

  • Rain throws city into chaos

    Torrential rainfall that inundated most parts of Dhaka and threw the city into chaos is likely to linger tomorrow and show signs of reducing the day after. But until then, heavy to very heavy rainfall is on the cards for Dhaka.

  • Heavy rainfall likely till 2 pm tomorrow

    Heavy to very heavy rainfall is likely to occur at places over the country in 24 hours ending at 2:00 pm tomorrow, says Rashaduzzaman, a Meteorologist at Bangladesh Meteorological Department.

  • Why is the cyclone called Roanu?

    The cyclonic storm Roanu is named by Maldives. “Roanu” means “coir rope” in Maldivian (Dhivehi).

  • Rain likely in Dhaka today

    Rain or thunder showers accompanied by temporary gusty wind is likely to occur at one or two places in Dhaka today, the met office says.

  • Diarrhoea cases soar amid heat

    With a heat wave sweeping across the country, several hundred diarrhoea patients have been admitted to hospitals across the country.

  • Rain cools down Dhaka

    Dhaka cools down in a wave of rain around noon today – a respite for city dwellers from the heat that has been persisting for the last few days.

  • Rain likely for 2 more days, warning no. 3 at ports

    Rainfall caused by active monsoon and a low in the Bay is prevailing in most parts of Bangladesh and is likely to linger for two more days.

  • Rain of relief in Dhaka

    Dhaka is swept by a brief period of rain this morning that offered relief from the heat that had surged for the last two days.

  • Unusual rain: Climate change to blame

    The Met office says it hasn't seen such erratic pattern of monsoon, which has caused about 40 percent more rainfall this year than the average recorded over the last 10 years. 'Climatic change has caused a spike in variability,' says a top weather expert.

  • Deep depression turns cyclonic storm ‘Komen’

    Maritime ports in Bangladesh have been advised to hoist danger signal No. 7 (seven) as cyclonic storm Komen likely to hit seven southern districts by Thursday afternoon, a special weather bulletin of the Met office says.

  • Rain to continue till Monday

    Heavy rain is likely to continue at most places of the country except Rangpur till Monday evening, according to met officials.

  • Intensity of rain may ease tomorrow (video)

    The intensity of rainfall across the country is likely to come down from tomorrow.

  • Bad weather affects water routes

    Bad weather takes a toll on the river connectivity throughout Bangladesh today, forcing suspension of operations at several key points.

  • Nor’wester lashes Dhaka, 4 dists

    Nor'wester lashes Dhaka and four other districts.

  • More heat wave coming this month

    The prevailing spell of heat wave is likely to continue across the country and the mercury is expected to rise later on throughout the month.

  • kalbaisakhi storm hit in Bangladesh

    Nor’wester beats down heat in Dhaka

    A nor’wester hit Dhaka triggering a thunderstorm accompanied with sudden torrential downpour that beat down heat in the city ahead of summer.

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