The weather department has predicted light to moderate showers in Bangladesh in the next 24 hours, with monsoon being less active over the country and weak elsewhere over the North Bay.
“Light to moderate rain or thunder showers accompanied by temporary gusty winds is likely to occur at one or two places over Rajshahi, Rangpur, Dhaka, Mymensingh, Khulna, Barishal, Chattogram and Sylhet divisions,” the Bangladesh Meteorological Department said in its forecast Thursday.
Rainfall activity may increase during the end period.
Day temperature may rise by 1-2 degrees Celsius while night temperature may rise slightly over the country, it added.
The Met office recorded the highest 41mm of rainfall in Barishal district in 24 hours till 6am on Thursday.
The mercury reached 35.5 degrees Celsius – the highest – in Sylhet, while the minimum temperature was recorded at 24 degrees in Rangamati.
Meanwhile, the axis of monsoon trough runs through Rajasthan, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, West Bengal to Assam across the northern part of Bangladesh.
One of its associated troughs extends up to the Northwest Bay, as per the bulletin.