Monday, July 22, 2019 | ePaper
Mild heat wave may continue
Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) on Thursday forecast that the prevailing mild heat wave would continue at many places across the country till today.
"Mild heat wave is sweeping over Chattogram, Barishal, Khulna and Sylhet divisions and the regions of Dhaka, Faridpur, Madaripur, Rajshahi, Pabna and Sayedpur in last 24 hours commencing at 9 am on Thursday," Meanwhile, a low has developed over Equatorial Indian Ocean and adjoining South Bay.
The Met office added: "The heat wave will start decreasing day after Friday."
"Weather may remain dry with temporary partly cloudy sky over the country. Day and night temperature may remain nearly unchanged over the country," said a press release.
The highest temperature on Wednesday was recorded 37.8 degrees Celsius at Sitakunda in Chattogram division while the lowest temperature on Thursday was recorded 22.0 degrees Celsius at l Rangamati in Chattogram.