More rains are likely to cool off Bangladesh in the next 24 hours, the weather department said Friday.
Light to moderate rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty or squally wind and intense lightning flashes is likely to occur at most places over Rangpur, Rajshahi, Dhaka, Mymensingh, Khulna, Barishal, Chattogram and Sylhet divisions, with moderately heavy to very heavy falls at places over the country, according to the Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD).
The weather department recorded 261mm rainfall – the highest – in Chattogram's Sandwip in the last 24 hours till 6pm Friday.
The mercury reached 34.4 degrees Celsius – the highest – in Jashore, while the minimum temperature was 23 degrees in Netrokona and Sitakunda.
Day temperature may remain nearly unchanged, and night temperature may fall by 1-2 degrees Celsius, the BMD said.