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Rain, thunderstorm likely to continue till Wednesday
Dhaka, 30 April, Abnews: Dhaka and surrounding areas will experience rain and thunderstorm until Wednesday morning, a Met office report said.
 
Arif Hossain, a meteorologist of Dhaka Met office, said that the rain and storm will continue until 10am on Wednesday morning.
 
Fourteen people were killed and four others injured in lightning strikes in Sirajganj, Sunamganj, Magura, Noakhali, Brahmanbaria, Naogaon and Rangamati districts on Sunday.
 
Meanwhile, Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) suspended operations of all types of water vessels across the country.
 
Launch and ferry services on Paturia-Daulatdia route in the Padma river have been also suspended for bad weather.
 
Under the influence of severe thunderstorm activity heavy (44mm-88mm) to very heavy (>89mm) rainfall with gusty/squally wind is likely to occur at places over Rajshahi, Rangpur, Dhaka, Meymensingh, Sylhet, Khulna, Barisal and Chattogram divisions during the next 48hrs commencing 10:30am today, said a bulletin of met office.
 
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