Rain likely today; temperature may fall slightly

Staff Correspondent
11 August 2020, Tue
Published: 01:18

Rain likely today; temperature may fall slightly

Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) on Tuesday predicted that day and night temperature may fall slightly over the country. 

The Met Office also forecasted light to moderate rain or thundershowers in different parts of the country in the next 24 hours since 10:00 am today. 

“Light to moderate rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty wind is likely to occur at most places over Chattogram and Rangpur divisions, at many places over Mymensingh, Khulna, Barishal and Sylhet divisions and at a few places over Rajshahi and Dhaka divisions with moderately heavy to heavy falls at some places over the country today,” said a met office release issued this morning.

The maximum temperature of the country was recorded yesterday at 35.5 degrees Celsius jointly at Ishurdi and Tarash and the minimum temperature today 25.3 degrees Celsius at Tetulia. 

Maximum rainfall for the last 24 hours till 6:00 am today was recorded 65 millimeters (mm) at Tetulia.

The sunsets at 6:35 pm today and rises at 5:33 am tomorrow in the capital.