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Cold wave may continue till Wednesday

Cold wave may continue till Wednesday

The cold wave sweeping over the country may continue for the next two days while the chilling condition is likely to improve from Wednesday (Jan 10), according to an official of the met office. The severe cold wave is sweeping over Rajshahi, Pabna, Dinajpur and Kushtia regions and it may continue for the next two days, a meteorologist at Bangladesh Meteorological Department, told on Sunday (Jan 7), agency reported.

The mild to moderate cold wave, sweeping over Dhaka, Mymensingh and Barisal divisions and the remaining parts of Rajshahi, Rangpur and Khulna divisions and the regions of Srimangal and Sitakunda, is also likely to continue by this time.

At the same time, moderate to thick fog may occur over the country from mid night to morning and it may continue at some places till noon while weather may remain dry with temporary partly cloudy sky over the country, said a met office press release. Night and day temperature may remain nearly unchanged over the country.

Maximum temperature was recorded 26.2 degrees celsius on Saturday at Teknaf in Chittagong division and Sunday's minimum temperature was 5.1 degrees celsius at Dinajpur in Rangpur division.