Mild heat wave likely to continue: Met Office

Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) on Monday said that a mild heat wave is sweeping over some places in the country and it may continue in the next 24 hours as of 9am today.

“Mild heat wave is sweeping over Khulna division and the regions of Tangail, Faridpur, Rajshahi, Pabna and Naogaon and it may continue”, said a met office bulletin issued here this morning, reports BSS.

“The day and night temperature may rise slightly over the country because of the heat wave”, it added.

Also, the met office predicted rain saying, “Light to moderate rain/thunder showers accompanied by temporary gusty wind is likely to occur at a few places over Rangpur, Mymensingh, Sylhet and Chattogram divisions and at one or two places over Rajshahi, Khulna, Dhaka and Barishal divisions”.

The highest temperature on Sunday was recorded 39.2 degrees Celsius at Jashore in Khulna division and today’s minimum temperature was 22.5 degrees Celsius at Dinajpur in Rangpur division.

The sun sets at 06:48pm today and rises at 05:11am tomorrow in the capital.