With the monsoon being fairly active over Bangladesh and weak to moderate elsewhere over North Bay, the weather department has predicted showers in parts of Bangladesh in next 24 hours commencing 9am on Monday.
“Light to moderate rain or thunder showers accompanied by temporary gusty wind is likely to occur at most places over Rangpur, Rajshahi, Mymensingh and Sylhet divisions; at many places over Dhaka division and at a few places over Khulna, Barishal and Chattogram divisions with moderately heavy to heavy falls at places over the country,” the department said in its bulletin.
Day temperatures may fall slightly and night temperature may remain nearly unchanged over the country, it added.
The weather office recorded the highest rainfall at 96mm in Tetulia of Rangpur division in 24 hours till 6am on Monday.
The highest temperature was recorded at 36.2 degrees Celsius in Mongla of Khulna division, while the lowest temperature was recorded at 23.5 degree Celcius in Netrokona of Mymensingh division.
The axis of monsoon trough runs through Rajasthan, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, West Bengal to Assam across central part of Bangladesh.
One of its associated troughs extends upto Northwest Bay, as per the bulletin.