While monsoon is supposed to be at its peak in July, the country witnessed less than half the average rainfall during the month this year.
A mild heat wave is sweeping over the regions of Rajshahi, Pabna, Dinajpur and Jashore and it may continue, said a Met Office bulletin.
As the country has been experiencing rainfall over the last two days, Bangladesh Meteorological Department has forecast more showers or intermittent nor’westers at many places across the country including Dhaka, this week.
Heavy rainfall due to active monsoon may trigger landslides over the hilly regions of Chattogram division, Bangladesh Meteorological Department says in a forecast.
Bangladesh Meteorological Department predicts increased rain activity at many places in the country in the next 24 hours ending at 9:00 am tomorrow.
With the influence of Cyclone Fani nearly at the end, Bangladesh Meteorological Department forecast a rise in overall temperature across the country.
Heavy rainfall is likely to continue over Dhaka throughout the day today due to influence of cyclonic storm Fani.
The severe cyclonic storm “Fani” will stay over Bangladesh for six more hours, with the cyclone eye currently located west of Dhaka, the Met Office says.
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