Met office forecasts light to moderate rainfall

DHAKA : Light to moderate rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty or squally wind is likely to occur at most places over Rajshahi, Rangpur, Dhaka, Khulna, Barisal, Chittagong and Sylhet divisions with heavy to very heavy falls at places over Khulna, Barisal and Chittagong divisions and moderately heavy to heavy falls at places elsewhere over the country, said a met office release here on Saturday, reports BSS.
Day and night temperature may remain nearly unchanged over the country, it said, adding that rainfall activity may decrease at the end of period for next 72 hours. Country’s highest rainfall was recorded by 256 millimeters (mm) at Chittagong for last 24 hours followed by 240 mm at Kutubdia and 211 mm at Sitakunda. Country’s maximum temperature was recorded on Friday by 34 degree Celsius at Iswardi and minimum 20.6 degree Celsius at Jessore yesterday. Today’s sunset in the capital would be at 6.46pm and today’s sunrise at 5.25am.