The intensity of the heat wave, which currently sweeping across different regions of the country, may come down today at some places, according to a weather forecast.
Rain or thunder showers accompanied by temporary gusty wind is likely to occur at many places over Rajshahi and Khulna divisions, at a few places over Rangpur, Dhaka and Barisal divisions in 24 hours.
Winter is likely to settle in from tonight as the Met office forecasts mercury to come down, maybe below 8 degrees Celsius in some parts, as January progresses. Tonight, the minimum temperature in Dhaka might come down to 13 degrees Celsius - the lowest in last seven days.
The cloudy weather accompanying occasional drizzle that started from this morning is likely to persist two more days throughout the country, Met office says.
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.
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.
Light to moderate rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty wind is likely to occur at many places in Bangladesh.