There may be rain with wind or thunder in different parts of the country on Saturday. The meteorological department also said that the incidence of thrush could be reduced in many places.This information has been given in the weather forecast for the next 24 hours from 6 pm on Friday.It said there was a possibility of temporary gusts or thundershowers in some parts of Rangpur, Rajshahi, Mymensingh, Dhaka, Chittagong and Sylhet divisions including Kushtia and Jessore regions.Elsewhere in the country, the weather will be mainly dry with temporary partly cloudy skies.
Meanwhile, mild to moderate heat wave is sweeping over Rangamati, Comilla, Noakhali, Netrokona, Rajshahi, Pabna, Dinajpur and Patuakhali areas including Dhaka, Sylhet and Khulna divisions. The temperature may drop a bit today.
According to the temperature forecast, daytime temperatures across the country may drop slightly. The night temperature was almost unchanged.
The maximum temperature in the last 24 hours was 37.2 degrees Celsius in Jessore. The maximum temperature in Dhaka was 36 decimal degrees Celsius.
Besides, the temperature has risen above 38 degrees in several areas including Rajshahi, Gopalganj and Madaripur. Besides, 36 degree temperature was recorded in several areas.
In the synoptic state, it is said that the increase in light pressure is located in West Bengal and adjoining areas.
To prevent coronavirus infection, the government has extended the lockdown until May 5. Some conditions have been added to the new restrictions. However, as there are three working days before Eid, the government is thinking of relaxing and increasing the lockdown again. Besides, the issue of limited range of public transport is also being considered. However, the final decision will be taken at the inter-ministerial meeting.
This information was given by the sources of the cabinet division and the ministry of public administration on Thursday.
After the lockdown period on May 5, working days will be available before Eid on 8 (Thursday), 9 (Sunday) and 11 May (Tuesday). May 6 and 7 are weekly holidays on Fridays and Saturdays. Then May 10 (Monday) is Shabe Kadar holiday.
Eid holiday is starting from May 12 (Wednesday). If the month of Ramadan ends in 29 days, then Eid-ul-Fitr will be on 13 May. There will also be Eid holidays on May 13 and 14 (Thursday and Friday). However, if the 30 days of Ramadan are completed, the Eid holiday will be extended by one more day, in which case there will also be a holiday on May 15 (Saturday).
In all, three working days will be available before Eid. In that case, what will be the next decision on the lockdown – State Minister for Public Administration Farhad Hossain told the media, the final decision has not yet come. The next decision will be taken after understanding the situation. We are thinking about what we will do.
He said that what will happen to the restrictions after the 5th date is still under consideration. We will announce the decision before the 5th.
An official from the cabinet department told the media on condition of anonymity that the ban was being considered as the working day was short before Eid. However, limited public transport may be allowed in accordance with health regulations.
Another official of the Ministry of Public Administration gave the same information. He said there were plans to relax some conditions and increase restrictions. An inter-ministerial meeting will be held before the end of the ongoing restrictions. That meeting will be the final decision in this regard.
Restrictions on the second wave of coronaviruses from April 5 to 11 were not very effective. Later, from 14 to 21 April, strict restrictions of one week started. This was extended to 26 April.
The Cabinet Division issued a notification at noon on Wednesday (April 28) extending the ban till midnight on May 5. The notification said that considering the current situation of coronary heart disease infection, the time limit for extending the ban from midnight on April 26 to midnight on May 5 has been extended by adding some conditions to the continuation of all previous restrictions and activities.
Besides, some recent decisions of the government have also been added to the list of ongoing restrictions in the notification. They are-
1. Anyone entering Bangladesh from India (excluding transportation of goods) by land, sea and air is prohibited. However, only Bangladeshis whose visas have expired can enter Bangladesh with special consideration subject to obtaining permission / no-objection clearance from the Bangladesh High Commission in India. In this case, the Health Services Department, Public Safety Department, Security Services Department, Ministry of Shipping and the concerned Deputy Commissioners will take necessary steps to strictly follow the rules and regulations made by the Department of Health regarding the 14-day quarantine of those entering Bangladesh.
2. Shopping malls can be kept open from 10 am to 8 pm subject to proper hygiene. The management committee of the concerned market / organization including the Ministry of Commerce, Ministry of Labor and concerned trade organizations will take necessary steps regarding the observance of health rules. Legal action will be taken against those who disobey the instructions.
3. The activities regarding the upcoming Eid-ul-Fitr prayers should be followed as per the instructions of the Ministry of Religious Affairs.
4. Passengers from the Middle East, Singapore, Malaysia and China will be in quarantine for 14 days at their homes with non-Covid-19 certificate, including vaccination certificates. In that case they have to inform the concerned police station about the arrival and quarantine.
4. Only non-code-19 certificate holders from the mentioned countries will be in the quarantine system prescribed by the government. If the doctors examine them within 3-5 days and give their consent, they will be in quarantine for 14 days in their respective homes. However, even in that case, they have to inform their respective police stations.
. Passengers from other countries will be quarantined for 14 days at a government-designated hotel at their own expense.