In one day the temperature dropped a little more. Temperatures are expected to drop further in the next few days, with the cold snap continuing, the Meteorological Department said. The winter has come down a lot over the last few days. The cold wave started in different parts of the country from Wednesday (29 Poush) at the very last stage of Poush. On Thursday (January 14) it expanded to more new areas. The lowest temperature in the country on Wednesday was 7.8 degrees Celsius in Badalgachhi, Naogaon. The lowest temperature recorded on Thursday was 6.1 degrees Celsius in Dinajpur.
Mild cold spell started in Rajshahi, Pabna, Naogaon, Dinajpur, Syedpur and Kurigram areas on Wednesday. Cold wave has spread in the entire Rangpur division on Thursday. Besides, cold wave is also sweeping over Rajshahi, Pabna and Naogaon areas. The cold snap may continue, the meteorological department said. The weather forecast for the next 24 hours from 9 a.m. on Thursday said night and day temperatures across the country could drop slightly.
In addition, the weather across the country may remain dry with temporary partly cloudy skies at this time. Moderate to heavy fog may fall across the country from midnight to morning. The fog may continue till noon in some parts of the north. The minimum temperature in Dhaka on Thursday was 16 degrees Celsius. The highest temperature in the country on Wednesday was 29.8 degrees Celsius in Teknaf.