Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) has predicted the much expected rains or thundershowers in eight divisions of the country today.
“Rain or thunder showers accompanied by temporary gusty wind is likely at many places over Chatto-gram division and at one or two places over Rangpur, Rajshahi, Dhaka, Mymensingh, Khulna, Barishal & Sylhet divisions,” said a Met office bulletin.
Severe heat wave is sweeping Rajshahi, Dinajpur, Jashore & Syedpur districts and mild to moderate heat wave is sweeping Dhaka, Mymensingh, Khulna, Barishal & Sylhet divisions and parts of Rangpur & Rajshahi divisions and the districts of Cumilla, Chandpur, Noakhali, Feni & Bandarban and it may con-tinue, it said.
Day temperature may fall by (1-2)°C over Chattogram division and it may remain nearly unchanged elsewhere over the country. Night temperature may remain nearly unchanged.
The country’s highest temperature was recorded at 40.5 degrees Celsius on Tuesday in Syedpur and Di-najpur and the lowest temperature was recorded on Wednesday at 23.3 degrees Celsius in Bandarban.