More rains are likely to drench Bangladesh in the next 24 hours, the weather department said Sunday.
Light to moderate rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty 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 148mm rainfall – the highest – in Chattogram in the last 24 hours till 6pm Sunday.
The mercury reached 35.4 degrees Celsius – the highest – in Mongla, while the minimum temperature was 22 degrees in Sitakunda.
Day and night temperatures may remain nearly unchanged over the country, the BMD said.