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Brace for hotter days ahead!

Brace for warmer days ahead, as the weather department has predicted the heatwave spell to continue in Bangladesh.

Mild to moderate heat wave is sweeping over Khulna division and the districts of Faridpur, Madaripur, Gopalgonj, Rangamati, Rajshahi and Pabna, and it may continue, the Met office said in its bulletin Thursday.

Meanwhile, rain or thunder showers with lightning flashes and temporary gusty or squally wind is likely to occur at one or two places over Rajshahi, Rangpur, Mymensingh and Sylhet divisions, as per the bulletin.

Weather may remain mainly dry with temporary cloudy sky elsewhere over the country. Day and night temperatures may remain nearly unchanged over the country.

The highest temperature on Wednesday was recorded 38.9 degrees Celsius in Rajshahi, while the minimum temperature was 22.6 degrees at Srimangal in Sylhet division, according to the bulletin.

The trough of westerly low lies over sub-Himalayan West Bengal and adjoining areas. The seasonal low lies over the South Bay, according to the department.

Source: United News of Bangladesh