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Showers likely in parts of country: Met office

More rains are likely to drench Bangladesh in the next 24 hours, with monsoon being fairly active over the country and moderate over the North Bay, the weather department said Sunday.

“Light to moderate rain or thunder showers accompanied by temporary gusty wind is likely to occur at many places over Khulna, Barishal, Chattogram and Sylhet divisions and at a few places over Rangpur, Rajshahi, Dhaka and Mymensingh divisions with moderately heavy to heavy falls at places over the country,” the Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) said in its forecast.

Day and night temperature may remain nearly unchanged over the country, it added.

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The Met office recorded the highest 38mm rainfall in Tetulia of Rangpur in 24 hours till 6am today (Sunday).

Meanwhile, the overall flood situation in the country may improve gradually, according to Bangladesh Weather Observatory Team (BWOT), an independent weather research group.

The Flood Forecasting and Warning Centre of the Bangladesh Water Development Board (BWDB) said all major rivers in the north-eastern region of the country are in falling trend, which may remain steady in next 24 hours.

However, the Brahmaputa-Jamuna rivers are in rising trend. The Brahmaputa River may remain steady, while the Jamuna river may continue rising in next 24 hours, according to their latest bulletin.

Source: United News of Bangladesh