Light to moderate rain likely


DHAKA, June 15, 2021 (BSS)- Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) today predicted that light to moderate rain or thundershower is likely to occur at many places across 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 most places over Chattogram, Barishal, Khulna and Dhaka divisions and at many places over Rajshahi, Rangpur, Mymensingh and Sylhet divisions with moderately heavy to very heavy falls at places over the country,” said a met office bulletin here today.

Day temperature may fall slightly and night temperature may remain nearly unchanged over the country, the release added.

Country’s maximum temperature on Monday was recorded 35.7 degrees Celsius at Srimangal in Sylhet division and today’s minimum temperature 24.5 degrees Celsius was recorded at Teknaf in Chattogram division.

The highest rainfall for the last 24 hours till 6am today was recorded 32 millimeters (mm) at Bhola in Barishal division.

The sun sets at 06.47 pm today and rises at 05.11 am tomorrow in the capital.