Mild heat wave likely to continue: Met Office

Bangla Tribune Desk
Published : 15:38, Jun 17, 2019 | Updated : 15:40, Jun 17, 2019

Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) said that a mild heat wave is sweeping over some places in the country and it may continue in the next 24 hours as of 9am Tuesday (Jun 18).
“Mild heat wave is sweeping over Khulna division and the regions of Tangail, Faridpur, Rajshahi, Pabna and Naogaon and it may continue”, said a met office bulletin issued on Monday (Jun 17) morning.
“The day and night temperature may rise slightly over the country because of the heat wave”, it added.
Also, the met office predicted rain saying, “Light to moderate rain/thunder showers accompanied by temporary gusty wind is likely to occur at a few places over Rangpur, Mymensingh, Sylhet and Chattogram divisions and at one or two places over Rajshahi, Khulna, Dhaka and Barishal divisions”.
The highest temperature on Sunday was recorded 39.2 degrees Celsius at Jashore in Khulna division and today’s minimum temperature was 22.5 degrees Celsius at Dinajpur in Rangpur division.