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Rain likely at many places over country

DHAKA Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD)

today predicted that rain or thundershowers may occur at many parts of the

country in the next 24 hours commencing at 9 am today.

Light to moderate rain or thunder showers accompanied by temporary gusty

wind is likely to occur at a few places over Rajshahi Rangpur Mymensingh

Chattogram and Sylhet divisions and one or two places over Dhaka Khulna and

Barishal divisions with moderately heavy falls at some places over the

country said a BMD bulletin issued here.

Monsoon is less active over Bangladesh and weak over North Bay it added.

However the day and night temperature may remain nearly unchanged over the


The bulletin also predicted increasing rainfall activity in the next 72

hours staring at 9am today.

The highest temperature on Friday was recorded 35.0 degrees Celsius in

Patuakhali in Barishal division and today's minimum temperature is 23.0

degrees Celsius in Ishurdi of Rajshahi division.

Highest rainfall for the last 24 hours till 6 am today was recorded 53

millimeters (mm) at Rangamati under Chattogram division.

The sun sets at 5:42 pm today and rises at 5:52 am tomorrow in the capital.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)