Rain eases city life after days of sultry weather

Dhaka,  Tue,  19 September 2017
Published : 11 Jun 2017, 22:45:13

Rain eases city life after days of sultry weather

After several days of searing heat, a spell of rain brought some relief to the Dhaka city dwellers on Sunday afternoon.

The rain started coming down around 5:00 pm, said the Met office which recorded 8mm of rainfall in the capital until 6:00 pm.

Squally weather may affect the maritime ports, North Bay and adjoining coastal areas of Bangladesh with a wind speed of 40-50 kms/hr or more.

Due to the very heavy rainfall, landslide may occur at places over the hilly regions of Chittagong and Sylhet divisions.

The maritime ports of Chittagong, Cox’s Bazar, Mongla and Payra have been advised to keep hoisted local cautionary signal No 3.

Under the influence of the well-marked low, the low-lying areas of the coastal districts of Cox’s Bazar, Chittagong, Noakhali, Laxmipur, Feni, Chandpur, Barguna, Bhola, Patuakhali, Barisal, Pirojpur, Jhalakati, Bagerhat, Khulna, Satkhira and their offshore islands and chars are likely to be inundated by wind driven surge of 1-2 feet height above normal astronomical tide.

All fishing boats and trawlers over the North Bay have been advised to remain close to the coast and proceed with caution till further notice, according to a media report.

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