Bangladesh on Sunday recorded the 41.2 degree celsius temperature in Jashore, which is the highest in last seven years.
Severe heat wave is sweeping over the regions of Rajshahi, Jashore, Kushtia and Khulna, according to Met office release issued on Monday.
Besides, mild to moderate heat wave is sweeping over Dhaka, Mymensingh, Chattogram, Rangpur,
Sylhet and Barishal divisions and remaining part of Rajshahi and Khulna divisions and it may continue, said the Met Office in a release issued Monday morning.
The Met Office also forecasted that day temperature may rise slightly and night temperature may remain nearly unchanged over the country.
Weather may remain dry with temporary partly cloudy sky over the country, it said.
"Rain/Thunder showers is likely at the beginning period and day temperature may fall by (1-4) degrees Celsius over the country," it added.
Dhaka experienced the hottest day in eight years, with the highest temperature recorded at 39.5 degrees Celsius.
In 2014, Chuadanga recorded a temperature of 42 degrees Celsius.
In the same year, the maximum temperature in Dhaka also climbed to 40 degrees Celsius.
In the last two decades, the highest temperature in Bangladesh was 42.2 degrees Celsius in Jashore.
A temperature between 36 and 38 degrees Celsius is considered mild heat wave while 38 to 40 degrees Celsius moderate heat wave and above 40 degrees Celsius is extreme heat wave.