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Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Cold wave continues

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Mild to moderate cold wave is sweeping over Rangpur, Rajshahi, Mymensingh, Khulna, Barisal divisions and the regions of Rangamati, Sitakunda, Chandpur, Tangail, Faridpur, Kishoreganj, Madaripur and Hatiya and it may continue, said a met office release yesterday.

Weather may remain dry with temporary partly cloudy sky over the country. Moreover, moderate to thick fog may occur over the country from midnight to morning and it may continue till noon over north-western part of the country, it added. Night and day temperature may remain nearly unchanged over the country.

Country's highest temperature was recorded on Thursday 24.5 degrees Celsius at Teknaf while the lowest temperature today 6.2 degrees Celsius at Badalgachhi under Rajshahi division. Ferry services on the Paturia-Daulatdia route in the Padma River remained halted from early Friday due to dense fog. One ferry loaded with vehicles and passengers remained stranded in the mid-river because of the heavy fog.

-AA Correspondent

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