A mild cold wave is sweeping over Rangpur and Rajshahi divisions and some districts of the country and it may continue, Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) said on Monday.
According to the regular weather bulletin, “Mild cold wave is sweeping Rangpur and Rajshahi divisions and Jashore, Kushtia, Chuadanga, Tangail, Madaripur and Kishoreganj districts and it may continue.”
The lowest temperature 8.1 degrees Celsius was recorded in Naogan’s Badalgachhi upazila and Dianjpur while the highest temperature 27.6 degrees Celsius was recorded in Cox’s Bazar’s Teknaf upazila, reads the bulletin.
Temperature 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 disrupt due to thick fog.
Weather may remain dry with temporary partly cloudy sky over the country.
Night temperature may fall by (1-2) °C and day temperature may fall slightly over the country, accord-ing to the BMD.
People of the country, especially in the northern part, have been experiencing severe cold for the last couple of days that has thrown normal life out of gear.