Rainfall, thunder may continue
16 May 2015, Nirapad News: The Met office has said rain with thunder is likely to continue on Saturday in many places including Dhaka in the country.
“Rain and thunder accompanied by temporary gusty or squally wind is likely to occur at one or two places over Rajshahi, Rangpur, Dhaka and Sylhet divisions and the regions of Jessore, Kushtia, Comilla and Noakhali and weather may remain mainly dry with partly cloudy sky elsewhere over the country,” a forecast bulletin of the office reads.
The forecast will be valid for 24 hours from 6:00pm on Friday.
The city residents are experiencing heavy rainfall with thunder from Friday afternoon. The rain came as a solace for the people as sweltering heat was jeopardizing people’s life.
The bulletin said in the last 12 hours till 6:00pm on Friday 20 millimeter of rainfall was recorded in Dhaka while 06mm in Sylhet and 01mm in Rajshahi.
The met office said a low lies over West Bengal and adjoining areas extending its trough to North Bay. It said day and night temperature may remain nearly unchanged over the country.
According to met office, mild to moderate heat wave is sweeping over Rangpur and Khulna divisions and the regions of Rajshahi and Bogra and it may continue.