The weather department has predicted light to moderate showers across the country in the next 24 hours, with monsoon being fairly active over Bangladesh and moderate elsewhere over the North Bay.
“Light to moderate rains or thunder showers accompanied by temporary gusty wind and lightning flashes are likely to occur at a few places over Rangpur, Mymensingh, Chattogram and Sylhet divisions and at one or two places over Rajshahi, Dhaka, Khulna and Barisal divisions with moderately heavy falls at isolated places over the country,” the department said in its bulletin today (September 28).
The Met office recorded the highest 20mm of rainfall in Khulna in 24 hours till 6am on Wednesday.
The mercury reached 36 degrees Celsius – the highest – in Rajshahi, while the minimum temperature was recorded at 23.8 degrees in Dhaka.
According to the bulletin, day and night temperatures may remain nearly unchanged over the country, it added.
Meanwhile, the axis of the monsoon trough runs through Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, West Bengal to Assam across the central part of Bangladesh.
One of its associated troughs extends up to the Northwest Bay, as per the bulletin.