More rains are likely to drench Bangladesh in the next 24 hours, with monsoon being fairly active over the country, according to the weather department.
According to the regular weather bulletin, “Light to moderate rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty winds is likely to occur at many places over
Rangpur, Rajshahi, Mymensingh, Dhaka, Khulna, Barishal, Chattogram and Sylhet divisions with moderately heavy to heavy falls at isolated places over the country."
However, day and night temperatures may remain nearly unchanged over the country.
The monsoon axis runs through Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, and West Bengal to Assam across the central part of Bangladesh.
One of its associated troughs extends up to the Northwest Bay. Monsoon is fairly active over Bangladesh and weak elsewhere over the North Bay.
The Met Office recorded the highest 82mm rainfall in Rangpur's Dimla in the last 24 hours till 9 am.
The mercury reached 33.8 degrees Celsius – the highest – in Rajshahi, while the minimum temperature was recorded at 24 degrees Celsius in Chattogram division.