Light to moderate rain, thundershowers likely


DHAKA, June 12, 2021(BSS) – Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) today predicted light to moderate rain accompanied with temporary gusty wind at many places over the country in the next 24 hours commencing at 9am today.

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

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

Country’s maximum temperature yesterday was recorded 34.7 degrees Celsius at Nikli in Dhaka division and today’s minimum temperature was 22.6 degrees Celsius at Jashore in Khulna division.

The highest rainfall in the last 24 hours as of 6 am today was recorded 74 mm at Kumarkhali in Khulna division.

The sun sets at 6.46 pm today and rises at 5.10 am tomorrow in the capital.