Mild to moderate cold wave to persist for 2 to 3 days more: BMD

Mild to moderate cold wave is sweeping over parts of the country and it may continue for two to three days more, the Bangladesh Meteorological Department said on Saturday.

BMD meteorologist Monwar Hossain said that temperatures might rise after Tuesday.

According to the regular bulletin of Met office, ‘Mild to moderate cold wave is sweeping over Rangpur division and the districts of Faridpur, Madaripur, Gopalganj, Rajshahi, Pabna, Naogaon, Sirajganj, Moulvibazar, Rangamati, Feni, Chuadanga, Jashore, Kushtia, Barishal and Bhola, and it may abate in some places.’

Moderate to thick fog may occur at places over the river basins and light to moderate fog may occur at places elsewhere over the country during midnight to morning, it said.

The lowest temperature in the country was recorded at 6.5 degrees Celsius in Tetulia of Panchagarh district in 24 hours till 6:00am on Saturday.

The highest temperature was recorded at 29.0 degrees Celsius in Teknaf during this time.

Weather may remain dry with temporary partly cloudy skies over the country. Night temperature may rise by 1-2 degree C and day temperature may remain nearly unchanged over the country.

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