Showers are likely to cool off Bangladesh in the next 24 hours, the weather department said Monday.
Light to moderate rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty wind is likely to occur at many places over Rangpur, Mymensingh and Sylhet divisions; at a few places over Dhaka and Chattogram divisions and at one or two places over Rajshahi, Khulna and Barishal divisions with moderately heavy to heavy falls at places over the northern part of the country, according to the Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD).
The mercury reached 36.2 degrees Celsius – the highest – in Jashore, while the minimum temperature was 22.5 degrees in Srimangal.
The weather department recorded 98mm rainfall – the highest – in Rajarhat in the last 24 hours till 6pm Monday.
Day temperature may rise slightly over southern Bangladesh, and it may remain nearly unchanged elsewhere in the country.
Night temperature may remain nearly unchanged, the BMD said.