Rain likely

DHAKA, Bangladesh Meteorological Department today

predicted that light to moderate rain is likely to occur at many places in

the country in the next 24 hours as of 9 am tomorrow.

Light to moderate rain or thunder showers accompanied by temporary

gusty wind is likely to occur at many places over Rangpur, Mymensingh,

Chattogram and Sylhet divisions, said a weather bulletin here today.

Rain may occur at a few places over Dhaka and Barishal divisions and at

one or two places over Rajshahi and Khulna divisions with moderately heavy to

heavy falls at places, the bulletin said.

Mild heat wave is sweeping over the regions of Rajshahi, Pabna, Khulna,

Jashore, Chuadanga and Kushtia and it may abate. Day and night temperature

may fall slightly over the country. The highest temperature on Thursday was

recorded 37.2 degrees Celsius at Jashore in Khulna division and today's

minimum temperature was 24.3 degrees Celsius at Chuadanga in Khulna division.

The sun sets at 06:49 pm today and rises at 05:12 am tomorrow in the

capital.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)