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28 mm rainfall recorded in Dhaka; rain likely in 5 divisions

Update : 24 Mar 2024, 12:35

Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) predicts rain or thundershower in parts of the country over 24 hours starting from 9:00 am on Sunday.

“Rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty wind is likely to occur at one or two places over Rangpur, Dhaka, Mymensingh, Chattogram and Sylhet divisions,” said a BMD bulletin.

Weather may remain mainly dry with temporary partly cloudy sky elsewhere over the country.

Day and night temperatures may rise by 1-2°C over the country, it said.

Tariful Islam Newaz, meteorologist at the BMD, said they recorded 28 mm rainfall in Dhaka over six hours, from 12 am to 6 am.

The capital Dhaka may experience rain in the next 24 hours, starting from 9:00 am, he said, adding that the highest 63 mm rainfall was recorded in Kishoreganj’s Nikli over 24 hours, till 6 am today. 

Country’s highest temperature, 33.8 degree Celsius, was recorded in Cox’s Bazar’s Teknaf and Khulna’s Mongla respectively on Saturday. UNB

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