Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) on Friday said that temperature is likely to drop today as light to moderate rainfall may occur over the country.Abul Baker, a meteorologist of BMD, said, “Temperature may fall one or two degrees Celsius on Saturday(today)as the country may witness light to moderate rainfall… Trend of dropping temperature is likely to continue this month.”
It was unusual of sudden rise of temperature in the month of July as 39 degrees Celsius temperature were recorded on Thursday at Rajarhat of Kurigram, second highest temperature of this year, he said adding, “This abnormal behaviour of weather might be linked to adverse impact of climate change, BSS reports.
Mild to moderate heat wave is sweeping over Dhaka, Mymensingh, Sylhet, Rajshahi, Rangpur, Khulna and Barishal divisions and the regions of Cumilla, Noakhali, Sandwip and Sitakunda and it may abate, a Met Office weather bulletin said on Friday.
Day temperature may fall by (1-3) degree Celsius and night temperature may fall slightly over the country, it added.
According to a long range weather forecast of BMD, the country may experience normal rainfall during the rainy season.