Severe heat wave is sweeping over Rajshahi, Dinajpur, Nilphamari, Jashore and Chuadanga districts, said Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) on Saturday.
“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 tem-porary partly cloudy sky elsewhere over the country, it said.
The highest temperature was recorded at 40.5 degree Celsius in Rajshahi on Friday.
Day and night temperatures may remain nearly unchanged over the country.
A trough of westerly low lies over West Bengal and adjoining area.