Due to the monsoon, it rained in most parts of the country, including Dhaka, but the temperature did not drop much. The scorching heat continues as before. The Meteorological Department has forecast moderate to heavy rains in the next 24 hours. Meanwhile, river ports have been asked to display the number one warning signal due to strong winds.

The meteorological department said on Sunday (June 12) that the increase in light pressure extends from the Ganges to West Bengal. Monsoon winds are fairly active in Bangladesh and weak to moderate in North Bay.

The forecast for the next 24 hours says: Rangpur, Mymensingh, Sylhet, Rajshahi, Dhaka, Khulna, Barisal and a couple of places in Chittagong division may experience light to moderate rain or thundershowers with temporary gusts. Day and night temperatures across the country may remain unchanged.

Meanwhile, the weather forecast for the inland river ports of the country till 1 pm on Sunday said that temporary gusts of wind with rain or thunderstorm at a speed of 45 to 60 kmph from south or south-east over Rangpur, Dinajpur, Mymensingh and Sylhet areas. The river ports in these areas have been asked to display the number one warning signal.

In the next 24 hours, the highest temperature in the country was 36 degrees Celsius in Rajshahi. Among the divisional cities, Dhaka recorded 34 degrees Celsius, Mymensingh 33.1 degrees Celsius, Chittagong 33.2 degrees Celsius, Sylhet 32.5 degrees Celsius, Rangpur 32.6 degrees Celsius, Khulna 35 degrees Celsius and Barisal 34.4 degrees Celsius. 

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