Towards the end of December, 1 to 2 mild (6 to 10 সেল C) or moderate (7 to 8 সেল C) cold spells will prevail in the north, northeast and central parts of the country. The Meteorological Department said this in its long-term forecast for December on Wednesday. According to the forecast, 1 to 2 depressions are likely to occur in the Bay of Bengal this month, one of which could turn into a cyclone. However, it will not come to the coast of Bangladesh. Meanwhile, cyclones were also forecast in the Bay of Bengal last October and November. Although it turned into a deep depression in October, it did not turn into a cyclone. Although it turned into a cyclone in November, it did not affect Bangladesh. Not only that, but the long-term forecast for most of the current year was a cyclone forecast. The long-term forecast for December further states that the country may receive normal rainfall this month. Day and night temperatures may gradually decrease. However, the average temperature may remain normal. Light to moderate fog may fall in the river basins of the country from dawn to dusk. Normal conditions can prevail in rivers. During this month, the average daily sunshine in the country may be 4 to 5 hours.