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Rain, thunderstorms likely in parts of Bangladesh

  • Published at 02:13 pm June 8th, 2021
Rain Dhaka
File photo Syed Zakir Hossain/Dhaka Tribune

 

Day temperature may fall by 1°C to 2°C 

Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) has forecast light to moderate rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty wind in many parts of the country commencing around  9am on Tuesday.

“Light to moderate rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty wind is likely to occur at most places over Dhaka, Mymensingh, Barisal, Chittagong and Sylhet divisions and at many places over Rangpur, Rajshahi and Khulna divisions with moderately heavy to heavy falls at places over the country,” said a Met Office bulletin.

A mild heat wave is sweeping over the regions of Faridpur, Rajshahi, Pabna, Sirajganj, and Kushtia and it may abate.

As per the synoptic situation, the southwest monsoon has advanced up to Chittagong, Barisal, Dhaka, Sylhet, and Mymensingh divisions.

Conditions are favourable for further advancement of southwest monsoon over remaining parts of the country. 

Monsoon is active over the eastern part of the country and moderate over the northeast bay, it added.

Day temperature may fall by 1°C to 2°C and night temperature may fall slightly over the country.