DHAKA: Mongla and Payra ports have been advised to keep hoisted local warning signal number seven and Chattogram six ahead of the cyclonic storm ‘Bulbul.’
Meteorologist Abdul Hamid of the Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) confirmed the matter to Banglanews on Friday evening (November 8).
Already coastal centers as well as cyclone shelters were given instructions to keep ready. The directive was also issued to send 2000 packets of dry food and cash Taka 5 lakhs to each cyclone center.
The cyclonic storm ‘Bulbul’ is set to hit some time between evening and midnight of Saturday (November 9). 7 districts have been identified as risky, the minister said.
BDST: 1920 HRS, NOV 08, 2019