Met office predicts heavy rainfall in parts of country


PV Desk : Due to active monsoon over country, heavy to very heavy rainfall is likely to occur at places in Khulna, Barisal and Chittagong divisions in 24 hours as of 8 am tomorrow, said a Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) release today.

Due to heavy to very heavy rainfall, landslide may occur at places in the hilly regions of Chittagong divisions, it added.

“Rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary southerly or southeasterly gusty or squally wind speed 45-60 kph is likely to occur in the regions of Rangpur, Rajshahi, Pabna, Bogra, Tangail, Mymensingh, Dhaka, Faridpur, Madaripur, Jessore, Kushtia, Khulna, Barisal, Patuakhali, Noakhali, Comilla, Chittagong, Cox’s Bazar and Sylhet wherein riverports shall hoist cautionary signal number one till 6pm today”, the release continued.

Besides, moderately heavy to very heavy falls accompanied by temporary gusty wind is likely to occur at most places in Khulna, Barisal, Rajshahi, Chittagong, Dhaka, Mymensingh, Rangpur and Sylhet divisions in next 24 hours till 9am tomorrow.