Heat wave may abate as day temperature will fall

DHAKA, The prevailing mild heat wave may abate at

some places over the country as day temperature may fall slightly today.

Mild heat wave is sweeping over Dhaka, Mymensingh, Rajshahi, Rangpur,

Khulna, Barishal, Chattogram and Sylhet divisions and it may abate from some

places over the country, said a met office bulletin issued here this


Day temperature may fall slightly and night temperature may rise slightly

over the country.

The met bulletin predicted that weather may remain mainly dry with

temporary partly cloudy sky elsewhere over the country in the next 24 hours

as of 9 am today.

But, rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty or squally wind

is likely to occur at a few places over Rangpur and Rajshahi divisions and at

one or two places over Khulna, Dhaka, Mymensingh and Sylhet divisions and the

region of Cumilla with hails at isolated places, it said.

The highest temperature on Thursday was recorded 38 degrees Celsius in

Rajshahi, while today's minimum temperature was 21.8 degrees Celsius in

Tatulia under Rangpur division.

The sun sets at 6:25 pm today and rises at 5:28 am tomorrow in the capital.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)