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Mild cold wave hits Bangladesh

Published : 19 Dec 2019, 16:18

Jagoroniya Desk

A mild cold spell is spreading across the country as the temperature fell slightly, forcing people in many areas to restrict their outdoor activities.

The lowest temperature on Thursday was recorded at 7.9 degrees Celsius in Chuadanga. Teknaf registered the maximum temperature (29.8C).

The Met Office said a mild cold wave is sweeping through Rajshahi, Pabna, Naogaon, Kurigram, Nilphamari, Jashore, and Chuadanga regions in its daily weather update and it may spread.
"For the next two days, temperature will remain unchanged. It will begin to rise on December 22, "said Ruhul Kuddus, a Dhaka Met office meteorologist.

"For the next two days, temperature will remain unchanged. It will begin to rise on December 22, "said Ruhul Kuddus, a Dhaka Met office meteorologist.

In the first week of January, he said a cold wave could spread across the region.

The Met Office said in its forecast for the next 24 hours (up to 9 am Friday) that the weather the remain largely dry with temporary partly cloudy sky across the region.

Some places across the country, moderate to thick fog can occur between midnight and morning, it said.

Temperature at night can drop slightly and temperature at daytime can remain almost constant across the region.

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