RAJSHAHI: Rajshahi Met office recorded the lowest temperature of the
district and the year as 8.8-degree Celsius on Wednesday.
Rajshahi Met office Acting Officer Ashraful Islam told banglanews that
earlier the lowest temperature was recorded at 9.6 degree C on
December 22. The temperature was uprising later this.
Last on Tuesday, the lowest temperature was 12.1-degree C. The normal
lives of the district disrupted due to cold wave and falling of
temperature. Heavy cold is being felt due to increase of moisture in
On Wednesday morning, the increase of moisture in air was 92 percent.
At around 3:00pm, it decreased to 76 percent. The temperature can also
decrease, he added.
Deputy Commissioner of Rajshahi Abdul Hannan told banglanews that they
have sent several letters to the government and Ministry of Disaster
Management and Relief demanding 25 thousand blankets.
Earlier, we have distributed 5000 blankets among the poor people, he added.
Meanwhile, Cold related complexities and cold wave disrupted the
normal life of people in the district.
Three people, including two children, died within 24 hours in the district.
The deceased were identified as Baby, 2-day, Babu, 1-day, and Rohima
Bewa, 55, of the district.
Kurigram Sadar Hospital Resident Officer (RMO) Dr Nazrul Islam told
banglanews that 39 people died in this month due to cold related
Kurigram Sadar Hospital Child Specialist Dr Moktar Ali told banglanews
that cold wave and the unawareness of mothers caused death of their