cold wave persists: Lowest temperature recorded at 9.2° Celsius in Tetulia of Panchagarh.
As many as six districts have recorded temperatures below 10° Celsius with a cold wave blowing over northwestern Bangladesh.
Moreover, nighttime temperatures may drop further in the next three days.
A mild cold wave is sweeping over Nilphamari, Panchagarh, Kurigram, Pabna, Naogaon and Chudanga, and it may continue, said the BMD.
The cold wave will likely persist for a few more days and spread to more and more areas, according to Meteorologist Dr Md Abdul Mannan.
BMD said, adding that moderate to thick fog may occur at several places from midnight to morning.
The lowest temperature in the country on Tuesday was recorded at 9.2° Celsius in Tetulia of Panchagarh.
Nighttime temperatures across the country are likely to drop further in the 72 hours from Sunday morning as winter intensifies its cold grip, says the Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD).
The weather may gradually become colder in the next few days and the mild cold wave is likely to spread to more and more areas, Meteorologist Md Omar Faruq told the daily Prothom Alo.
Besides, the weather may remain dry with temporary partly cloudy skies, and moderate to thick fog may occur across the country from midnight to morning, the Met Office said in its 9am bulletin.
The lowest temperature in the country on Sunday was recorded at 9.1 degrees Celsius in Sreemangal of Sylhet.
Bangladesh usually experiences its coldest days of winter in January.
Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) on Tuesday forecasted light fog at some places during early morning as weather may remain dry over the country.
Night and day temperature may remain nearly unchanged over the country, a Met release said in its 24-hour weather forecast commencing at 9am.
Ridge of sub-continental high extends up to West Bengal and adjoining area. Seasonal low lies over South Bay, extending its trough to North Bay.