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Rain brings relief to life in capital Dhaka

News Desk Rain 2023-06-09, 8:08pm

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Dhaka city dwellers heaved a sigh of relief from the sweltering heat with light rain in the city and different parts in the country on Friday morning.



Dhaka city dwellers heaved a sigh of relief from the sweltering heat with light rain in the city and different parts in the country on Friday morning.

People in the capital and neighbourhood areas witnessed 35mm rain in last six hours, according to Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD).

In regular weather forecast, BMD said that South-west monsoon has advanced upto Chattogram coast. Trough of low lies over West Bengal and adjoining area.

Rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty or squally wind is likely to occur at many places over Chattogram and Barishal divisions.

It may also occur at a few places over Rangpur, Dhaka, Mymensingh and Sylhet divisions and at one or two places over Rajshahi and Khulna divisions with moderately heavy to heavy falls at places over Barishal and Chattogram divisions, it added.

Mild to moderate heat wave sweeping over Rangpur division and the districts of Rajshahi, Naogaon, Sirajgong, Netrokona and Sylhet and it may continue over North-western part of the country.

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

The highest rainfall for the last twenty-four hours till 6am today was recorded by 100 millimeters (mm) at Hatiya. The weather forecast valid for the next 24 hours commencing 9am on Friday.