Monsoon showers are likely to drench parts of the country in the next 24 hours, the weather department has said.
“Light to moderate rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty wind is likely to occur at many places over Rajshahi, Rangpur, Mymensingh and Sylhet divisions; at a few places over Dhaka and Chattogram divisions and at one or two places over Khulna and Barishal divisions with moderately heavy to heavy falls at places over the northern part of the country,” the Met office said in its bulletin.
Day and night temperatures may remain nearly unchanged over the country. A mild heat wave is sweeping over the districts of Satkhira, Jashore and Pabna and it may continue, as per the bulletin.
The maximum rainfall was recorded in Rangpur district at 62 mm, while the maximum temperature was recorded at 36.4 degrees in Jashore district in the last 24 hours till 9am, according to the weather department.
The trough of low extended from Bihar to Gangetic West Bengal persists. Monsoon is fairly active over Bangladesh and weak to moderate over North Bay, as per the forecast