Dhaka city yesterday experienced hailstorm accompanied with rain late in the afternoon. The hailstorm and rain brought soothing relief to city dwellers from the scorching hit of the summer.
The hailstorm was marked by gusty winds speed reaching up to 19 kilometers an hour.
According to residents from different parts of the city the size of some hailstones was as big as one kilogram. The hailstorm was more intensive in Mirpur, Gulshan, Badda and Dhanmondi areas of the city.
A Met office official told The New Nation that the localized storm was of the Kal Baishakhi type even though the storm was