Storm-rain forecast in half of the country including Chandpur.Even today, storms and rains are likely to cover almost half of the country, including Chandpur. The river ports in those areas have been asked to display the number one warning signal.
The Meteorological Department said this in its forecast for the first half of the day on Thursday, April 30.
The weather forecast for the inland river ports of the country till 1 pm on Thursday is Rajshahi, Pabna, Jessore, Kushtia, Khulna, Tangail, Dhaka, Faridpur, Madaripur, Barisal, Patuakhali, Noakhali, Chandpur, Comilla, Chittagong, Cox’s Bazar, Mymensingh and Sylhet. Temporary gusts of rain or thunderstorms at speeds of 45 to 60 kmph from west or northwest or Can squalls. River ports in these areas have been asked to display the number one warning signal.
The forecast for Dhaka and adjoining areas from 7 am to 1 pm said that the sky may be partly cloudy to temporarily cloudy. There may be rain or thunderstorms and temporary gusts of wind.
The wind can blow from the east or south-east at a speed of 5 to 10 kmph, which can temporarily blow in the form of gusts of 25 to 35 kmph. Daytime temperatures may remain unchanged.
Dhaka Bureau Chief, April 30,2020