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Deep depression over Bay likely to intensify 

News Desk |
Update: 2023-12-03 07:27:19
Deep depression over Bay likely to intensify 

The Deep Depression over the Southwest Bay of Bengal and adjoining area moved West- Northwestwards further and now lies over the same area on Saturday midnight.

It is about 1570 km Southwest of Chattogram port, 1515 km Southwest of Cox's Bazar port, 1450 km South-Southwest of Mongla port and 1450 km South-Southwest of Payra port, said Met office in a special weather bulletin on Sunday (December 3). 

It is likely to move West- Northwestwards and intensify further.

Maximum sustained wind speed within 48km of the deep depression centre is about 50kph, rising to 60kph in gusts or squalls. Sea will remain rough near the deep depression centre.

Maritime ports of Chattogram, Cox's Bazar, Mongla and Payra have been advised to keep hoisted distant cautionary signal No. 1.

All fishing boats and trawlers over North Bay and deep sea have been advised to remain close to the coast and proceed with caution till further notice.

BDST: 0725 HRS, DEC 03, 2023

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