2023-12-07 10:51:21

Rain disrupts commute in capital

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Rain disrupts commute in capital

As the rain drenched the capital Dhaka and washed away the dust, the morning commute of city dwellers was disrupted, reports UNB.

Rain may continue for the whole day today (Thursday) and weather may improve on Friday, said Mohammad Shahinul Islam, a meteorologist of the Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD).

The met office recorded 10 mm of rainfall in Dhaka in 24 hours till 6 am Thursday while the highest rainfall of 26 mm was recorded in Jashore, he said.

Many people were seen walking along the roads due to the lack of public transport.

Office-goers, particularly those employed in the private sector, endured difficulties while going to their respective workplaces.

Met office predicts more rain across the country in the next three days

Light to moderate rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty wind is likely to occur at many places over Chattogram and Sylhet divisions and at a few places over Barishal, Dhaka and Mymensingh divisions with moderately heavy to heavy falls at places over Chattogram division.

Bd-pratidin English/Golam Rosul

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