Mild heat wave may continue in parts of Bangladesh

Mild heat wave may continue in parts of Bangladesh

The ongoing mild heat wave is likely to continue in different parts of the country, said a Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) bulletin valid for 24 hours commencing 9am on Thursday.

“Mild heat wave is sweeping over Rajshahi and Sylhet divisions and the districts of Dhaka, Tangail, Rangpur, Dinajpur and Nilphamari, and it may continue,” said the bulletin.

“Rain or thunder showers with intense lightning flashes and temporary gusty or squally wind is likely to occur at few places over Dhaka, Mymensingh, Rangpur, Khulna, Barisal, Chittagong and Sylhet, divisions and at one or two places over Rajshahi division with moderately heavy falls at isolated places over the country,” it added

However, the day and night temperature may remain nearly unchanged over the country.

Country’s maximum temperature on Wednesday was recorded 38.2 degrees Celsius at Rajshahi, while the minimum temperature today was recorded 25.0 degrees Celsius at Hatiya.

The highest rainfall in the last 24 hours till 6am today was recorded 15mm at Srimangal.

The sun sets at 6.49pm on Thursday and rises at 5.20am on Friday in the capital.