Friday, October 18, 2019 | ePaper
Mild heat wave likely to abate
The mild heat wave sweeping over some parts of the country may abate at some places as rain or thundershowers is likely to occur at several places today.
"Mild heat wave is sweeping over Rajshahi and Syhlet divisions and the regions of Rangpur, Dinajpur, Tangail, Mymensingh, Sayedpur, Khulna, Jashore, Kushtia, Barishal, Patuakhali, Dhaka, Faridpur, Madaripur and Noakhali and it may abate at some places", said a met office bulletin issued here on Tuesday morning.
"The day and night temperature may fall slightly over northern part and it may remain nearly unchanged elsewhere over the country", it added. Light to moderate rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty wind is likely to occur at a few places over Rangpur and Sylhet divisions and at one or two places over Rajshahi, Mymensingh, Dhaka, Khulna, Barishal and Chattogram divisions with moderately heavy falls over northern part of the country, it said.
"Rain or thundershowers are likely to increase at the end period", said the bulletin, as an outlook for next 72 hours.
The highest temperature on Monday was recorded 38.0 degrees Celsius at Jashore in Khulna division and Tuesday's minimum temperature was 26.3 degrees Celsius at Teknaf in Chattogram division.