The second spell of the season's cold wave may hit the country from Monday (January 6) as the mercury level may start dropping from Sunday night, according to a met official.
"The mercury level may start to fall from tomorrow night that will lead another mild cold wave in the country's north western regions from January 6 or 7 (Monday or Tuesday)," Md Ruhul Quddus, meteorologist of the Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD), told BSS this evening.
The cold wave may last for three or more days, he said, adding, two more such cold spells may also hit the country this month.
Besides, the met office, in a press release, today said light rain or thundershowers is likely to occur at a few places over Chattogram division and at one or two places over Dhaka, Mymensingh, Rajshahi, Rangpur, Khulna, Barisal and Sylhet divisions in the next 24 hours as of 9 am tomorrow.
It also forecasted moderate to thick fog at places over the country from midnight to Sunday morning while night temperature may fall by 1-3 degrees Celsius and day temperature may rise slightly during the period.
The maximum temperature in the country was recorded 27.7 degrees Celsius yesterday at Teknaf in Chattogram division and the minimum temperature was 12.0 degrees Celsius today at Dinajpur in Rangpur division.
The sun sets at 5:24 pm today and rises at 6:42 am tomorrow in the capital.