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Mild heat wave may continue in parts of country

Mild heat wave may continue in parts of country

The ongoing mild heat wave is likely to continue in different parts of the country for 24 hours commencing 9 a.m. today, said a Bangladesh Meteorological Department bulletin.

Mild heat wave is sweeping over Rajshahi and Sylhet divisions and the districts of Dhaka, Tangail, Rangpur, Dinajpur and Nilphamari, and it may continue, said the bulletin.

Rain or thunder showers with intense lightning flashes and temporary gusty or squally wind is likely to occur at few places over Dhaka, Mymensingh, Rangpur, Khulna, Barishal, Chattogram and Sylhet, divisions and at one or two places over Rajshahi division with moderately heavy falls at isolated places over the country, it added.

However, the day and night temperature may remain nearly unchanged over the country.

The country's maximum temperature on Wednesday (Jul 13) was recorded 38.2 degrees Celsius at Rajshahi, while the minimum temperature today was recorded 25.0 degrees Celsius at Hatiya.

The highest rainfall in the last 24 hours till 6 a.m. today was recorded 15mm at Srimangal.