Mild heat wave sweeping different parts of the country

News Desk || shiningbd

Published: 8/8/2022 1:14:44 PM

A mild heat wave is sweeping different parts of the country including Sylhet division.

“Mild heat wave is sweeping Sylhet division and Rajshahi, Rangpur and Nilphamari districts and it may continue,”said the Bangladesh Meteorological Department.

Besides, light to moderate rain or thunder showers accompanied by temporary gusty wind is likely to occur at many places over Khulna, Barisal, Chittagong and Sylhet divisions; at a few places over Mymensingh, Dhaka and Rangpur divisions and at one or two places over Rajshahi division with moderately heavy falls at places over the country, it added.

Day and night temperatures may remain nearly unchanged over the country.

The weather office recorded the highest rainfall of 77mm in Sylhet in 24 hours till 6am on Monday.

The highest temperature was recorded at 36.4°C in Sayedpur of Rangpur division, while the lowest temperature was recorded at 24.5°C in Sitakunda of Chittagong division.

Meanwhile, the low pressure area over Northwest Bay off Odisha-West Bengal coast intensified into a well-marked low and lies over the same area. It is likely to intensify further.

The axis of monsoon trough runs through Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Odisha, center of the well-marked low to Assam across central part of Bangladesh, it added.

Dhaka Tribune

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