A nor’wester with rain and thunderstorm lashed Dhaka on Sunday afternoon.
The seasonal storm hit around 6:00pm with a downpour that has already inundated different areas in the capital.
A number of trees have been uprooted by the storm on Manik Mia Avenue, including two large ones in front of the Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban.
Many roads have been inundated as well.
Met office recorded 12 millimeters rainfall so far till 6:00pm in Dhaka, according to its website.
Met office sources said rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty wind and lightning flashes are also likely to occur at a few places over Chittagong and Sylhet divisions and at one or two places over Dhaka, Mymensingh, Khulna, Barisal, Rajshahi and Rangpur divisions with hails at isolated places over the country.