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POST TIME: 22 April, 2021 04:57:19 PM
Met office predicts rain, thunder showers for parts of country
UNB, Dhaka

Met office predicts rain, thunder showers for parts of country

Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD)  on Thursday predicted rain, thunder showers accompanied by temporary gusty or squally wind at a few places across the country in the next 24 hours commencing 9 am.

“The rain and thunder showers may occur in some places over Rangpur, Rajshahi, Mymensingh, Sylhet and Dhaka divisions and at one or two places over Khulna, Barishal & Chattogram divisions with hails at isolated places,” said a Met office bulletin.

Mild to moderate heat wave is sweeping Dhaka, Khulna and Barishal divisions and the regions of Sitakunda, Rangamati, Noakhali, Feni, Moulvibazar, Rajshahi & Pabna and it may abate, it said.

About the synoptic situation, the Met office said a trough of westerly low lies over West Bengal and adjoining area, extending up to North Bay.

Day temperature may fall by (1-3)°C and night temperature may fall slightly over the country, BMD said.

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