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Extreme heat wave grips parts of country

Staff Correspondent

May 21st, 2024 | 03:50:11 PM

Extreme heat wave is sweeping over north, north-east and north-west districts of the country and severe heat wave is sweeping Dhaka and Khulna divisions and the district of Rajshahi, said a met office forecast.

"Very severe heat wave is sweeping over Pabna, Jashore and Chuadanga districts as severe heat wave is sweeping over Dhaka and rest part of Khulna divisions and the district of Rajshahi," it said.

Mild to moderate heat wave is also sweeping over Barishal division and rest part of Rajshahi divisions and the districts of Mymensingh, Moulvibazar, Feni, Cox's Bazar, Chandpur and Rangamati and it may continue, it added.

Rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty or squally wind is likely to occur at one or two places over Mymensingh, Sylhet and Chattogram divisions with hails at isolated places, said the weather bulletin valid for next 24 hours from 9am today.

Weather may remain mainly dry with temporary partly cloudy sky elsewhere over the country. Trough of low lies over West Bengal and adjoining area.

Day temperature may rise by (1-2) degrees Celsius over Rangpur division and it may remain nearly unchanged elsewhere over the country. Night temperature may remain nearly unchanged over the country.

Due to increase of moisture incursion, the discomfort may persists. Country's highest temperature on Saturday was recorded 42.6 degrees Celsius at Jashore and minimum temperature today was 20.5 degree Celsius at Tetulia.

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