Rain, thunder shower likely

Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) on Thursday predicted rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty or squally wind at one or two places over the country. “Rain, thunder showers accompanied by temporary gusty/squally wind is likely to occur at many places over Rangpur, Mymensingh and Sylhet divisions; at a few places over Rajshahi and Dhaka divisions and at one or two places over Khulna, Barishal and Chattogram divisions” , said a met office release.

The day and night temperature may rise slightly over the country, it added. The highest temperature on Wednesday was recorded 36.0 degrees Celsius in Patuakhali under Barishal division and Khulna and Thursday’s minimum temperature 21.0 degrees Celsius in Dimla under Rangpur division. The sun sets at 06:34pm on Thursday and rises at 05:15am today (Friday) in the capital.