Bangladesh Meteorological Department today predicted that rain may occur at many parts of the country in the next 24 hours commencing at 9 am today.
"Light to moderate rain or thunder showers accompanied by temporary gusty wind is likely to occur at most places over Rangpur, Barishal and Chattogram divisions; at many places over Dhaka, Mymensingh and Sylhet divisions and at a few places over Rajshahi and Khulna divisions with moderately heavy to heavy falls at some places over the country," said a Met office bulletin issued this morning.
Day temperature may fall slightly and night temperature may rise slightly over the country, the bulletin said.
The highest temperature on Thursday was recorded 35.5 degrees Celsius in Srimangal of Maulvibazar district and Ishurdi of Pabna, while today's minimum temperature was 23 degree Celsius in Teknaf of Cox's Bazar.
The sun sets at 6:05 pm today and rises at 5:44 am tomorrow in the capital.