Temperatures have risen across the country on an average by two degree Celsius in the past few days as a retreating winter makes room for the summer to take over soon, an official of Met Office told BSS.
The winter is packing up as steady rise in temperature signals its retreat for past several days, he added.
The lowest temperature 14 degree Celsius was recorded at Rajarhat today and the highest temperature 32.1 degree Celsius was recorded at Sitakunda.
Dhaka had a maximum 31.2 C and minimum 22.4 C, Chittagong maximum 31.9 C and minimum 23.3 C, Khulna maximum 30.5 C and minimum 21.4 C, Barisal maximum 31 C and minimum 22.4 C, Sylhet maximum 20.9 C and minimum 18.8 C, Rajshahi maximum 30.2 C and minimum 17.2 C and Rangpur maximum 29.5 C and minimum 17.2 C temperature.
Rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty wind is likely to occur at one or two places over Khulna, Barisal and Chittagong divisions and the regions of Rajshahi and Pabna, a weather bulletin of Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) said.
Weather may remain mainly dry with temporary partly cloudy sky elsewhere over the country, it added.
Night temperature may remain nearly unchanged and day temperature may rise slightly over the country.
The Met Office sources said the country witnessed chilly weather after mid-December as the first spell of cold wave swept during the period and second spell of cold hit its some parts almost exactly one month later. This year’s winter season was largely normal, he added.