More rains are likely to drench Bangladesh in the next 24 hours as monsoon is fairly active over the country and moderate elsewhere over the North Bay, the weather department has said.
“Light to moderate rains or thunder showers accompanied by temporary gusty winds are likely to occur at many places over Dhaka, Khulna, Barishal and Sylhet divisions and at a few places over Rangpur, Rajshahi, Mymensingh and Chattogram divisions with moderately heavy falls at places over the country,” it said on Thursday.
Day temperature may rise by 1-2 degrees and night temperature may rise slightly over the country.
The Met office recorded the highest 146mm of rainfall in Khulna in the last 24 hours till 6am on Thursday.
According to the Bangladesh Meteorological Department, the maximum temperature was recorded in Sylhet at 32.9 degrees while the minimum was 23.5 degrees in Rajahat of Rangpur.
Meanwhile, the well-marked low pressure area over the central part of Madhya Pradesh and adjoining areas has moved north-northwestwards and now lies over western Uttar Pradesh and adjoining areas.
The axis of monsoon trough runs through Rajasthan, centre of the well-marked low, Madhya 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.