Mild heat wave likely to abate


DHAKA, Aug 6, 2019 (BSS) – Mild heat wave sweeping over some parts of the
country may abate at some places as rain or thundershowers is likely to occur
at several parts of the country today.

“Mild heat wave is sweeping over Rajshahi and Sylhet divisions and the
regions of Dhaka, Tangail, Faridpur, Mymensingh, Sitakunda, M.court, Cumilla,
Feni, Hatiya, Rangpur, Dinajpur, Jashore, Kusthia, Satkhira and Bhola and it
may abate at some places due to rain”, said a Bangladesh Meteorological
Department (BMD) bulletin issued here this morning.

It also said light to moderate rain or thunder showers accompanied by
temporary gusty wind is likely to occur at a few places over Khulna,
Barishal, Chattogram, Rangpur and Sylhet divisions and at one or two places
over Rajshahi, Dhaka and Mymensingh divisions with moderately heavy falls at
some places over the country.

However, the day and night temperature may fall slightly over the country.

The maximum temperature was recorded 37 degrees Celsius yesterday at Feni
in Chattogram division, while today’s minimum temperature is 25.5 degrees
Celsius at Teknaf in Chattogram division.

The sun sets at 6:39 pm today and rises at 5:30 am tomorrow in the capital.