Showers in parts of Bangladesh are likely to bring relief from the scorching hot weather in the next 24 hours, according to the Bangladesh Meteorological Department.
“Light to moderate rain or thunder showers accompanied by temporary gusty winds is likely at many places over Rangpur, Khulna, Barishal, Chattogram & Sylhet divisions and at a few places over Dhaka, Mymensingh & Rajshahi divisions with moderately heavy to heavy falls at isolated places over the country,” the Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) said in its forecast.
Day and night temperatures may remain nearly unchanged over the country, it added.
The Met office recorded the highest 33mm rainfall in Chattogram district in 24 hours till 6am on Saturday.
The mercury reached 36.5 degrees Celsius – the highest – in Rajshahi, while the minimum temperature was recorded at 25.2 degrees Celsius in Rajshahi and Chattogram divisions respectively.
Meanwhile, the monsoon trough runs through Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Bihar, West Bengal to Assam across central part of Bangladesh.
Monsoon is fairly active over Bangladesh and moderate over the North Bay, as per the bulletin.