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Rain, thunderstorms likely to lash parts of country

| Updated: June 08, 2021 17:12:58

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Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) has forecast light to moderate rain or thundershowers accompanied by the temporary gusty wind in many parts of the country commencing around 9:00 am on Tuesday.

“Light to moderate rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty wind is likely to occur at most places over Dhaka, Mymensingh, Barishal, Chattogram, and Sylhet divisions and at many places over Rangpur, Rajshahi, and Khulna divisions with moderately heavy to heavy falls at places over the country,” said a Met office bulletin.

The mild heat wave is sweeping over the regions of Faridpur, Rajshahi, Pabna, Sirajganj, and Kushtia districts and it may abate, reports UNB.

As per the synoptic situation, Southwest monsoon has advanced up to Chattogram, Barishal, Dhaka, Sylhet, and Mymensingh divisions.

Conditions are favourable for further advancement of Southwest monsoon over the remaining parts of the country. Monsoon is active over the eastern part of the country and moderates over Northeast Bay, it added.

Day temperature may fall by 1-2°C and night temperature may fall slightly over the country.

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