According to the weather forecast of Bangladesh Meteorological Department valid for 24hrs, 103 millimetres rain was recorded in the capital, Dhaka, during the period, making it the highest in the country till today.
The incessant rains lashed Dhaka leading to water-logging in many parts of the city. The worst affected areas include Mirpur 1, Dhanmondi 27, Kolabagn, Mirpur-10, Kazipara, Rokeya Sarani, Bijoysharani, Farmgate and Karwan Bazar kitchen market, Moghbazar, Mouchak, Malibagh, Shantinagar, Kakrail, Khilgaon, Rampura, Motijheel, Arambagh, Fakirapul.
Vehicles were seen stranded for hours in unprecedented traffic jams.
Many of them were seen wading through ankle to knee-deep water on the roads and bylanes.
The Met office sources also said that the rain may continue