Mild heat wave to continue for 4-5 more days


DHAKA, May 17, 2021 (BSS) – The mild heat wave that is sweeping over parts of Bangladesh may continue for 4-5 more days.

Mild heat wave is now sweeping over Dhaka, Khulna and Barishal divisions and the regions of Rajshahi, Pabna, Rangamati, Chandpur, Maijdi court and Feni and it may continue, said Bangladesh Met office today.

Rain or thunder showers accompanied by temporary gusty or squally wind is likely to occur at a few places over Sylhet division and at one or two places over Rangpur, Rajshahi, Dhaka and Mymensingh divisions and the region of Cumilla.

Weather may remain dry elsewhere over the country, said a met office press release here today.
Day and night temperature may slightly rise over the country.

Country’s maximum temperature on Sunday was recorded at 38.0 degree Celsius at Rangamati and today’s minimum temperature was recorded at 22.0 degree Celsius at Chuadanga.

Maximum rainfall for the last 24 hours till 6:00am today was recorded at 50 millimeters (mm) at Netrokona.

Today’s sunset in Dhaka at 06-35 PM and tomorrow’s sunrise at 05-15 AM.