Published:  02:24 PM, 01 April 2019

Met office forecasts rain across country

Met office forecasts rain across country


The Metrological Department forecast rain/thunder showers accompanied by temporary gusty/squally wind throughout the country in the next 24 hours from 9 am on Monday.

“Rain/thunder showers accompanied by temporary gusty/squally wind is likely to occur at many places over Mymensingh, Sylhet, Dhaka, Khulna, Barishal & Chattogram divisions and at a few places over Rangpur & Rajshahi divisions with hails at isolated places, “ the Met office said in a bulletin issued on Monday morning.

Three people were killed as a nor'wester coupled with hailstorm and rain swept the capital on Sunday evening.

The tropical storm, the first of the season, hit the capital around 6:15 pm on Sunday and lasted for a few minutes.

Besides, four people, including a woman and her son, died in separate incidents of boat capsize in the Buriganga River during Sunday night’s storm.

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