Dinajpur records lowest temperature at 5.7 degrees Celsius

A mild to moderate cold wave is sweeping three divisions including Dhaka and some other districts and it may abate in some places, said Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) on Sunday.

According to a regular weather bulletin, "Mild to moderate cold wave is sweeping Dhaka, Rajshahi and Rangpur divisions and Moulvibazar, Cumilla, Feni, Jashore, Chuadanga, Barishal and Bhola districts and it may abate from some places."

This lowest temperature 5.7 degrees Celsius was recorded in Dinajpur while the highest temperature 28 degrees Celsius was recorded in Chattogram's Sitakunda upazila over the last 24 hours till 6 am on Monday, reads the bulletin.

This season's lowest temperature, 5 degree Celsius, was recorded in Panchagarh on Sunday.

Temperature between 8 to 10 degrees Celsius is considered a mild cold wave, 6 to 8 degrees Celsius a moderate cold wave, and less than 6 degrees Celsius a severe cold wave.

Moderate to thick fog may occur over the river basins and light to moderate fog elsewhere over the country during midnight to morning. Inland river transport may disrupt temporarily due to thick fog.

Night temperature may rise slightly and day temperature may remain nearly unchanged over the country.

Weather may remain dry with temporary partly cloudy sky over the country.

People of the country, especially in the northern part, have been experiencing severe cold for the last couple of days that has thrown normal life out of gear.

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