A mild heatwave is sweeping through Bangladesh and it may continue, the weather department said on Friday morning.
“A mild heatwave is sweeping through the districts of Faridpur, Sirajgong, Sylhet, Moulvibazar, Mymensingh, Cumilla, Chandpur, Feni, Satkhira, Jashore, Chuadanga, Kushtia and Bhola, and it may continue, “ Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) said in a bulletin.
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Besides, light to moderate rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty winds and lightning flashes are likely to occur at many places over Barishal, Chattogram and Khulna divisions and at a few places over Rangpur, Rajshahi, Sylhet, Dhaka and Mymensingh divisions with moderately heavy to heavy falls at isolated places over the country.
Day temperature may rise slightly over the northern part of the country and it may remain nearly unchanged elsewhere over the country. Night temperature may remain nearly unchanged over the country, the department said.
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The maximum temperature was recorded at 36.6 degrees Celsius in Tarash upazila of Rajshahi in 24 hours till Friday morning.