Senior Reporter: The Meteorological Department has asked the country’s seaports to display warning signal No. 3 for fear of strong winds due to a light pressure in the Bay of Bengal.
Meteorologists are predicting that the tendency of rain may increase again after the light pressure is cut.
After the scorching heat throughout the day, it rained heavily in different parts of the country, including the capital, on Sunday night. The country’s highest rainfall of 112 mm has been recorded in Comilla in the last 24 hours till Monday morning. The rainfall in Dhaka was 16 mm.
At this time, the highest temperature of 36.2 degrees Celsius has been recorded in Tentulia. The maximum temperature in Dhaka was 35.4 degrees Celsius.
Meteorologist Khandaker Hafizur Rahman told bdnews24.com on Monday morning that a light pressure had formed in the northwestern Bay of Bengal and the adjoining west-central Bay of Bengal off the Orissa coast.
“There is a lot of variation in air pressure in the North Bay and adjoining areas. As a result, strong winds may blow over the country’s coastal areas and seaports. ”
That is why Chittagong, Cox’s Bazar, Mongla and Payra seaports have been asked to display local warning signal number 3.
The meteorological office has advised all fishing boats and trawlers in the North Bay and adjoining areas to proceed with caution from near the coast until further notice.
The weather forecast for Monday said light to moderate rain is likely in Rangpur, Rajshahi, Khulna, Barisal, Dhaka, Mymensingh, Chittagong, and some parts of Sylhet division. There may be moderate to heavy rainfall in some parts of these areas.
According to the Flood Forecasting and Warning Center, the flood situation in Kurigram, Gaibandha, Jamalpur, Bogra, Tangail, Sirajganj, Pabna, and Manikganj districts may improve in the next 24 hours as the river water starts receding.
The flood situation in the lower reaches of Rajbari, Faridpur, Munshiganj, and Shariatpur may remain stable.