Weather department predicts showers in parts of Bangladesh

News Desk || shiningbd

Published: 7/31/2022 11:35:18 AM

The weather department has predicted showers in parts of Bangladesh in the next 24 hours commencing 9am on Sunday as the monsoon is fairly active over the country and weak to moderate elsewhere over North Bay.

“Light to moderate rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty wind is likely to occur at many places over Rajshahi, Rangpur, Dhaka, Mymensingh and Sylhet divisions; at a few places over Chittagong division and at one or two places over Khulna and Barisal divisions with moderately heavy to heavy falls at places over the northern part of the country,” the department said in its bulletin.

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

The weather office recorded the highest rainfall at 90mm in Rajarhat of Rangpur division in 24 hours till 6am on Sunday.

The highest temperature was recorded at 36.2℃ in Mongla of Khulna division, while the lowest temperature was recorded at 24.4℃ in Rajarhat of Rangpur division.

The axis of the monsoon trough runs through Rajasthan, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, and West Bengal to Assam across the northern part of Bangladesh.

One of its associated troughs extends up to Northwest Bay, as per the bulletin.

Dhaka Tribune

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