Light to moderate rain likely over country: BMD
Bangladesh Meteorological Department has predicted light to moderate rain or thundershowers in eight divisions, including Dhaka, in the 24 hours from 9:00am today.
"Light to moderate rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty wind is likely to occur at a few places over Barishal and Chattogram divisions and at one or two places over Rajshahi, Rangpur, Dhaka, Mymensingh, Khulna and Sylhet divisions with moderately heavy falls at places over the country," said a Met office forecast.
Day and night temperature may rise slightly over the country.
The axis of monsoon trough runs through Rajasthan, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, West Bengal to Assam across central part of Bangladesh. One of its associated troughs extends up to North Bay.
Monsoon is less active over Bangladesh and weak to moderate over North Bay.
Country's maximum temperature yesterday was recorded by 36.2 degrees Celsius at Faridpur and minimum temperature today was recorded by 24 degrees Celsius at Tetulia.
Maximum rainfall for the last twenty-four hours till 6:00am today was recorded by 38 millimeters (mm) jointly at Hatiya and Khepupara.
Today's sunset at Dhaka is at 6:20pm while tomorrow's sunrise is at 5:39am.