Bangladesh is likely to witness light rain and drizzles in several places on Tuesday causing the mercury to dip, according to forecast.
The sky is likely to be cloudy from Monday night, says the Met Office’s bulletin on Monday.
“The temperature might drop comparatively. If it rains, then it will be accompanied by a light drizzle,” Meteorologist Omor Faruque told a national daily.
“Hence it might be colder starting midnight till morning,” he added.
On Monday, a temperature of 16.5 °C was recorded in Dhaka – the highest on December 10 in the past five years.
The lowest temperature recorded in the majority of the northern region was between 12 to 15°C.
The maximum temperature on Sunday was recorded 31 degrees Celsius in Cox’s Bazar and minimum temperature today was 11.7 degree Celsius at Moulvibazar’s Sreemangal.
Fog is likely to prevail till Tuesday morning and experts have recommended extreme caution during driving.
The Met office said in its bulletin that a trough of westerly low lies over Sub-Himalayan West Bengal and adjoining area. Seasonal low lies over South Bay, extending its trough to Northeast Bay.