Bangladesh Meteorological Department
Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) forecasts varied weather patterns across the country, with rain or thundershowers expected in several divisions, including Dhaka, Khulna, Rajshahi, Barishal, and Chattogram. As per the latest bulletin from the BMD, “Rain or thundershowers are likely at a few places in the Khulna and Dhaka divisions, with occasional showers predicted in Rajshahi, Barishal, and Chattogram divisions.” In other parts of Bangladesh, the weather is set to remain predominantly dry, albeit with partly cloudy skies. Weather forecast: Light rain in Ctg, Barishal divisions, fog disruptions across country, BMD says The report also warns of moderate to thick fog formation over river basins, with lighter fog likely in other areas. This foggy condition, particularly dense near rivers, may temporarily disrupt inland river transport from late night until morning. Temperature fluctuations are also on the horizon, with a slight increase in night temperatures and a minor decrease in daytime temperatures expected nationwide. From Chuadanga, UNB’s correspondent reports that the district town has been experiencing light rainfall since Tuesday night. The local Chuadanga Weather Observatory Centre, under the supervision of Officer-in-Charge Jaminur Rahman, recorded 3 mm of rainfall by 6 am on Wednesday. Additionally, a slight rise in temperature was observed, with the mercury hitting 15.3 degrees Celsius early this morning. The forecast suggests continued rainfall in Chuadanga and surrounding areas until Friday, indicating a wet end to the week for the residents. Weather forecast: Fog across the country with light rain in Ctg, BMD says END/UNB/Corr/MAS/KW
Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) has reported that a mild cold wave is currently affecting four divisions and several districts across the country, as of the morning of January 23, 2024. This weather pattern, characterized by lower temperatures and dense fog, is expected to continue and may abate in some areas. According to the latest weather bulletin, the mild to moderate cold wave is impacting Dhaka, Rangpur, Rajshahi, and Khulna divisions, along with the districts of Moulvibazar, Barishal, Bhola, and Cumilla. This season’s lowest temperature of 6.6 degrees Celsius was recorded today in Chuadanga and Sirajganj, contrasting with the highest temperature of 27.5 degrees Celsius in Cox’s Bazar’s Teknaf upazila. The BMD classifies a mild cold wave as temperatures ranging from 8 to 10 degrees Celsius, a moderate cold wave from 6 to 8 degrees Celsius, and a severe cold wave as temperatures falling below 6 degrees Celsius. Read: Record-breaking low temperatures trigger school closures across Bangladesh Alongside the cold wave, moderate to thick fog is expected to blanket the country from midnight to morning, potentially persisting until noon in some areas. This fog poses significant challenges to air navigation, inland river transport, and road communication. There is a slight expectation of rising night and day temperatures across the country. Furthermore, the BMD forecasts light rain or drizzle in one or two places over the Khulna division, while the rest of the country is likely to experience dry weather with partly cloudy skies. Residents, especially in the northern part of Bangladesh, have been facing severe cold for the last few days. This weather phenomenon has significantly disrupted normal life, affecting daily routines and transport services. Read: Govt changes class schedule for primary schools due to cold wave
Bangladesh is currently experiencing a significant cold wave, with the season’s lowest temperature recorded at 6.6 degrees Celsius in both Chuadanga and Sirajganj districts this (January 23, 2024) morning. This drastic drop in temperature has heavily disrupted daily life and routines. The government has directed the closure of all primary and secondary schools, including madrasas, if temperatures fall below 10 degrees Celsius. Despite this directive, some kindergartens and pre-cadet schools in Chuadanga have reportedly remained open. Tabibur Rahman, Chuadanga Primary Education Officer, confirmed the compliance with the government’s closure directive, citing the severe cold as the reason. The Chuadanga First Class Meteorological Observatory noted a significant drop in temperature over a single day, from 9.5 degrees Celsius yesterday morning to 6.6 degrees Celsius today, prompting residents to stay indoors. Read more: Secondary schools in Rajshahi closed due to cold; here are the details Rakibul Hasan, a senior weather observer, stated, “The district’s minimum temperature was recorded at 6.8 degrees Celsius at 6 am and 6.6 degrees Celsius at 9 am today, with an air humidity of 96 percent.” This temperature is close to the district’s historic lows, with the ever-lowest being 3.9 degrees Celsius recorded on January 9, 2013. Bazlur Rashid, a Dhaka-based meteorologist at the Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD), confirmed the 6.6 degrees Celsius temperature in Sirajganj this morning, noting that both Chuadanga and Sirajganj are experiencing the season’s lowest temperatures simultaneously.
Amidst the ongoing mild cold wave, Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) has forecasted rainfall in various regions, including Dhaka. Over the next 24 hours – starting from 9 am today (January 17, 2024)– rain is anticipated in Rajshahi, Khulna, Barishal, and Chattogram divisions. The Met office has highlighted a likelihood of rain in one or two places within these areas. Meanwhile, rain is likely to occur at one or two places over Dhaka, Rajshahi, Khulna, Barishal and Chattogram divisions on Thursday, according to the forecast of BMD. BMD predicts this is how long current cold wave will continue The forecast also includes the possibility of moderate to thick fog covering the country from night through to morning, potentially persisting until noon in some areas. This foggy condition may lead to temporary disruptions in air navigation, inland river transport, and road communication. Wednesday witnessed the country’s lowest temperature at 9.4 degrees Celsius in Bandarban. As the country experiences this cold wave, the weather in other parts of Bangladesh is expected to remain mainly dry, with temporary partly cloudy skies. Temperature fluctuations are also predicted, with the night temperature likely to increase by 1-2 degrees Celsius, and a slight rise in the daytime temperature across the country. As cold weather continues, Dhaka’s air quality still ‘unhealthy’ The prevailing foggy conditions might also contribute to cold day scenarios in various places throughout Bangladesh. Citizens are advised to stay updated with the latest weather reports and plan their activities accordingly.
A mild cold wave is sweeping over parts of Bangladesh and has been impacting daily life, particularly affecting day laborers, children, and the elderly. According to the regular weather bulletin from Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD), a mild cold wave is sweeping over parts of the country, and it may continue for two to three more days. “Mild cold wave is sweeping over the districts of Rajshahi, Dinajpur, Panchagarh and Chuadanga, and it may abate from some places," the BMD forecast says. Read: Mild cold wave sweeping over parts of Bangladesh The lowest temperature in the country today was recorded at 8.5 degrees Celsius in Dinajpur while the highest temperature was recorded at 26.8 degrees Celsius in Teknaf, reads the bulletin. Temperatures between 8 to 10 degrees Celsius is considered a mild cold wave, 6 to 8 degrees Celsius a moderate cold wave, and less than 6 degrees Celsius a severe cold wave. Moderate to thick fog may occur over the country during midnight to morning and it may continue till noon at places. Air navigation, inland river transport, and road communication may be disrupted temporarily due to fog, according to the bulletin. Weather may remain dry, with temporary partly cloudy skies over the country. Read: Karwan Bazar Slum Fire: DNCC Mayor announces Tk 5000 for each affected family Night temperature may rise slightly and day temperature may remain nearly unchanged over the country. Cold day condition is likely to prevail at many places over the country, reads the bulletin. People of the country, especially in the northern part, have been experiencing bone-shivering cold for the last couple of days, that has thrown normal life out of gear.
The night is set to turn a bit colder as temperature across the country may drop slightly over the country, according to the Met Office. The day temperature may remain nearly unchanged over the country, the Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) said in its forecast commencing from 6pm on Sunday. BMD predicts dry weather across the country over 24 hrs Moderate to thick fog may occur at places over the country during midnight to morning, it said. The weather may remain mainly dry with temporary partly cloudy sky elsewhere over the country, as per the bulletin. BMD forecasts dry weather across country Meanwhile, light rain or drizzle is likely to occur at one or two places over Sylhet division. The lowest temperature in the country was recorded at 11.1 degrees Celsius in Rangpur's Tetulia on Sunday. Dry weather likely in Dhaka and elsewhere over 72 hours: BMD The seasonal low lies over South Bay, extending its trough to North Bay.
A mild heatwave is sweeping over different parts of the country, including Dhaka, and it may abate from some places, said Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD). “A mild heatwave is sweeping over the districts of Dhaka, Tangail, Rajshahi, Pabna, Rangpur, Dinajpur, Nilphamari and Moulvibazar and it may abate from some places,” said a regular bulletin of Met office. Heat wave may persist in five districts: BMD Besides, light to moderate rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty wind are likely to occur at many places in Khulna, Barishal, Chattogram and Sylhet divisions; at a few places in Mymensingh, Rangpur and Dhaka divisions; and at one or two places in Rajshahi division with moderately heavy falls at places in Khulna, Barishal, Chattogram and Sylhet, the weather forecast said. Severe heat wave sweeps parts of country; rains likely in Dhaka, other divisions Day temperature may fall slightly and night temperature may remain nearly unchanged in the country. Monsoon is fairly active over Bangladesh and moderate elsewhere over north Bay. Secondary level schools to remain closed Thursday due to heat wave
Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) has predicted light to moderate rain or thundershowers across the country including Dhaka in 24 hours commencing 9 am on Saturday.“Light to moderate rain or thunder showers accompanied by temporary gusty wind is likely to occur at most places over Rangpur, Mymensingh, Khulna and Sylhet divisions and at many places over Rajshahi, Dhaka, Barishal and Chattogram divisions with moderately heavy to heavy falls at places over the country,” it said. Rains likely to drench Dhaka, other placesDay temperature may rise slightly and night temperature may remain nearly unchanged over the country.Besides, the axis of monsoon trough runs through Rajasthan, Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar,West Bengal to Assam across northern part of Bangladesh. Light to moderate rains likely in Dhaka, other parts of the countryOne of its associated troughs extends to North Bay.Monsoon is fairly active over Bangladesh and moderate to strong over North Bay.Heavy rains: DNCC's Quick Response Team working to handle waterlogging
Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) has predicted rains or thundershowers in different parts of the country, including Dhaka, over 24 hours -- starting from 9 am today. “Rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty or squally wind are likely to occur at many places over Chattogram and Barishal divisions, at a few places over Dhaka and Khulna divisions, and at one or two places over Rangpur, Rajshahi, Mymensingh, and Sylhet divisions, with moderately heavy to heavy falls at places over Chattogram and Barishal,” the Met Office said. A severe heatwave is sweeping over the districts of Rajshahi, Pabna, Noagaon, Dinajpur, Jashore and Chuadanga. Also read: Short-lived rain brings inadequate relief from sweltering heat in Dhaka Dhaka and Mymensingh divisions, parts of Rangpur, Rajshahi and Khulna divisions, and the district of Sylhet are witnessing a mild to moderate heatwave, and it may abate in some places. Also read: Rains or thundershowers likely to drench Dhaka, 18 other districts Daytime temperatures may fall by 1-3 degree C and nighttime temperatures may fall slightly across the country. A trough of westerly low lies over India's West Bengal and adjoining area. Also read; Rains likely in Dhaka, other divisions : BMD
Severe heat wave is sweeping over Rajshahi, Dinajpur, Nilphamari, Jashore and Chuadanga districts, said Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) on Saturday (June 3, 2023).“A mild to moderate heat wave is sweeping over Dhaka and Barishal divisions and parts of Rangpur, Rajshahi and Khulna divisions and Mymensingh, Moulvibazar, Chandpur, Noakhali and Feni districts and it may continue,” said a regular bulletin of Met office.Besides, rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty wind is likely at one or two places over Khulna, Barishal, Chattogram and Sylhet divisions and weather may remain mainly dry with temporary partly cloudy sky elsewhere over the country, it said. Also read: Severe heatwave sweeping over Bangladesh The highest temperature was recorded at 40.5 degree Celsius in Rajshahi on Friday (June 2, 2023). Day and night temperatures may remain nearly unchanged over the country.A trough of westerly low lies over West Bengal and adjoining area.Read more: Dhaka’s air quality unhealthy for sensitive groups Saturday morning