Western district Chuadanga is facing the worst of the severe heat wave sweeping over parts of the country as the maximum temperature on Sunday was recorded there at 41°C (Celsius).
According to the Met Office, the severe heat wave is sweeping over the regions of Rajshahi, Pabna, Jeshore and Chuadanga.
A mild to moderate heat wave is sweeping over Dhaka and parts of Rajshahi and Khulna divisions and the regions of Rangpur, Dinajpur, Nilphamari and Patuakhali and it may continue, said the bulletin released by Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD).
However, rain or thundershowers with intense lightning flashes accompanied by temporary gusty wind is likely to occur at one or two places over Sylhet division, said BMD.
Day and night temperature may rise slightly over the country, it said.