Heavy rainfall in Dhaka, no change in weather forecast

It has been raining nonstop in the capital for the last two days since Wednesday morning, as a result, the general commuters in the capital have to bear the irony of this morning’s rain. For now, there is no good news from the Meteorological Office about the rain.
According to Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) sources, 53 millimeters of rainfall was recorded in Dhaka in the last 24 hours from Tuesday morning to Wednesday morning. There may be rain throughout the day today, Wednesday (September 14) as well, including Dhaka.

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The Met Office had earlier predicted heavy rains across the country under the influence of well-marked low pressure over India. However, the intensity of rain is likely to reduce from Thursday.

Meanwhile, due to heavy rain, waterlogging has occurred in various areas in the capital including Mirpur, Jatrabari, and Demra. Some important roads were also inundated. The office-goers had to face extreme hardships due to the rain in the early morning.

The weather forecast for Dhaka and surrounding areas for the next 6 hours from 7 am on Wednesday said that the sky may remain cloudy. Light to moderate rain or thundershowers may occur during this time. The daytime temperature may remain nearly unchanged.

On the other hand, in the 24-hour weather forecast from Tuesday 6:00 pm to Wednesday 6:00 pm, the BMD said that Rangpur, Rajshahi, Dhaka, Mymensingh, Khulna, Barishal, Chattogram and Sylhet divisions will experience temporary gusty winds and light to moderate rains or thundershowers. At the same time, there may be moderate to heavy rainfall in some parts of the country.

The Met Office added that the well-marked low pressure located in South Madhya Pradesh and adjoining areas in India has moved further west and north-west and is currently located in central Madhya Pradesh and adjoining areas. It is likely to move further west-northwest and gradually weaken. At the same time, Chattogram, Cox’s Bazar, Mongla and Payra seaports have asked to hoist local cautionary signal number 3.

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