Light to moderate rain likely

Bangladesh Meteorological Department on Friday predicted light to moderate rain, thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty wind at a few places over Rangpur, Mymensingh, Chattogram and Sylhet divisions.


The same was forecast for one or two places over Dhaka, Rajshahi, Khulna and Barishal divisions with moderately heavy falls at places over northern part of the country, in the next 24 hours commencing from 6pm, said the regular weather bulletin.


The axis of monsoon trough was running through Rajsthan, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, West Bengal to Assam across central part of Bangladesh.


One of its associated troughs extends up to Northwest Bay.


Monsoon is fairly active over Bangladesh and weak to moderate over North Bay, it added.


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


The sun rises at 5:28am on Saturday in Dhaka.


Source: United News of Bangladesh