Dhaka,   Monday 22 April 2024

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Heatwave sweeping across Dhaka, 3 other divisions

Published: 13:45, 2 April 2024

Heatwave sweeping across Dhaka, 3 other divisions

Staff Correspondent
A mild to moderate heatwave is sweeping over four divisions and it may continue and spread in the next 24 hours beginning from 9am on Tuesday.

"Mild to moderate heatwave is sweeping over Rajshahi, Dhaka, Khulna and Barisal divisions and it may continue and spread. Due to excessive moisture excursion, the discomfort may increase", according to the Met Office release.

Rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty or squally wind are likely to occur at one or two places over the Chittagong and Sylhet divisions with hails at isolated places. The weather may remain mainly dry with a temporary partly cloudy sky elsewhere over the country.


A trough of westerly low lies over West Bengal and adjoining area. Seasonal low lies over South Bay.

The country's maximum temperature on Monday was recorded 39.0 degrees Celsius jointly at Ishurdi and Mongla and the minimum temperature today was recorded 18.0 degrees Celsius at Dimla.

The country's highest rainfall for the last twenty-four hours till 6am on Tuesday was recorded 8 millimetres in Sylhet.

Day temperature may remain nearly unchanged and night temperature may fall slightly over the country.


The sun sets at 6:15pm on Tuesday and rises at 5:48am on Wednesday in the capital.

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