After a spell of heatwave, met office forecast some relief from the scorching heat as maximum temperatures are likely to drop from Tuesday (Apr 18) across the country. Bangladesh Meteorological Department also said that, mercury may fall gradually from Tuesday and the country will get some relief from heatwave as rains are likely to hit different parts of the country after two or three days.
Weather may remain dry with temporary partly cloudy sky over the country, having chances of rain or thundershowers at one or two places over some divisions across the country.
Weather may remain dry with temporary partly cloudy sky over the country, having chances of rain or thundershowers at one or two places over Barishal, Chattogram and Sylhet divisions, said the met office forecast for the next twenty-four hours.
Severe heat wave is sweeping over Khulna division and the districts of Dhaka, Faridpur, Gopalganj, Manikganj, Narayanganj, Rajshahi and Pabna.
Mild to moderate heat wave is sweeping elsewhere over the country and it may continue, the met office bulletin added.
Day and night temperature may remain nearly unchanged over the country.
Trough of low lies over West Bengal and adjoining areas. Seasonal low lies over the South Bay.
The country's maximum temperature on Sunday (Apr 16) was recorded 41.8 degrees Celsius jointly at Jashore and Chuadanga while minimum temperature 21.5 degrees Celsius was recorded at Rajarhat.