Mild to moderate heat wave sweeping over country


DHAKA, May 19, 2021 (BSS) – Mild to moderate heat wave is sweeping over Khulna and Barishal divisions and the regions of Faridpur, Madaripur, Gopalganj, Sitakunda, Rangamati, Cumilla, Chandpur, Feni, Maijdi Court, Rajshahi, Pabna and Sirajganj and it may continue.

Rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty or squally wind is likely to occur at a few places over Dhaka, Mymensingh and Sylhet divisions and at one or two places over Rangpur, Rajshahi and Chattogram divisions and the regions of Jashore and Kushtia, said a met office release here today.

Weather may remain mainly dry with temporary partly cloudy sky elsewhere over the country and day and night temperature may remain nearly unchanged over the country.

Country’s maximum temperature on Tuesday was recorded 39.0 degree Celsius at Jashore and today’s minimum temperature 23.0 degree Celsius was recorded at Madaripur.

Maximum rainfall for the last 24 hours till 6:00am was recorded 50 millimeters (mm) at Nikli.
The sun sets at 06.36 pm today and rises at 05.14 am tomorrow in the capital.