Light to moderate rain likely: Met Office

DHAKA, Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) today predicted light to moderate rain at many places over the country in the next 24 hours ending 9 am tomorrow.

Light to moderate rain or thunder showers accompanied by temporary gusty

or squally wind is likely to occur at most places over Dhaka, Khulna,

Barishal and Chattogram divisions and at many places over Rajshahi, Rangpur,

Mymensingh and Sylhet divisions with moderately heavy to heavy falls at

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

Monsoon is active over Bangladesh and strong over North Bay, it added.

However, the day and night temperature may fall by (13) oC over the country

due to the rainfall.

The maximum temperature was recorded 36.5 degrees Celsius yesterday at

Sylhet, while today's minimum temperature was 24.5 degrees Celsius at Hatiya

in Chattogram division.

The sun sets at 6:38 pm today and rises at 5:31 am tomorrow in the capital.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)