Bangladesh Meteorological Department

September 11, 2017
September 11, 2017

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.

September 10, 2017
September 10, 2017

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.

May 21, 2016
May 21, 2016

Why is the cyclone called Roanu?

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

April 15, 2016
April 15, 2016

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.

April 13, 2016
April 13, 2016

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.

October 5, 2015
October 5, 2015

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.

September 20, 2015
September 20, 2015

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.

September 19, 2015
September 19, 2015

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.

September 2, 2015
September 2, 2015

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.

July 29, 2015
July 29, 2015

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.