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Heat wave may continue for 4/5 more days: BMD

The mild heat wave which is sweeping over parts of Bangladesh for the last couple of days may continue for four or five more days, according to Bangladesh Metrological Department(BMD).

“The heat wave may continue for four or five more days,” assistant meteorologist of BMD Afroza Sultana told UNB.

The heat wave is sweeping over Dhaka, Khulna and Barishal divisions and the regions of Rajshahi, Pabna, Rangamati, Chandpur, Maizdi Court and Feni.

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Rain or thunder showers accompanied by temporary gusty or squally wind is likely to occur at a few places over Sylhet division and at one or two places over Rangpur, Rajshahi, Dhaka and Mymensingh divisions and the region of Cumilla, said a Met office bullein.

Weather may remain dry elsewhere over the country commencing around 9 am on Monday which is valid for 24 hours, it said.

Besides, the day and night temperature may rise slightly over the country.

The maximum temperature of the country was recorded at 38.0 degrees Celsius in Rangamati on Monday.

Source: United News of Bangladesh