A cold spell accompanied by cool winds and dense fog has gripped various regions of the country. Bangladesh Meteorological Department has informed, the lowest temperature -- 8.9 degrees Celsius -- was recorded in the northern district of Naogaon this morning.
The department issued a notification last evening, forecasting mild cold waves (8 to 10 degrees Celsius) in four districts – Kishoreganj, Pabna, Dinajpur, and Chuadanga – for the next 72 hours, with the possibility of continuation further.
Meteorologist Bajlur Rashid attributed the intense cold to dense fog, noting a decrease in temperature. He said, the cold wave may continue for two to three days.
Bajlur Rashid added a 5 to 6 degree Celsius drop in day temperatures and predicts mild cold waves persisting over the entire Rangpur division, parts of Rajshahi division, and the Jessore-Chuadanga region. It may continue for the next two to three days