DHAKA: Maritime ports of Chattagram, Cox’s bazar, Mongla and Payra have been advised to keep hoisted local cautionary signal no. three.
The deep depression over coastal Andhra Pradesh and adjoining area moved north-northeastwards weakened into depression and then into a well-marked low over northwest Bay of Bengal and adjoining area.
A latest Met Office special bulletin said, “It is likely to move north-northeasterly direction further and weaken gradually by giving precipitation”.
Under its influence, gusty or squally wind is likely to affect the maritime ports and coastal areas of Bangladesh.
All fishing boats and trawlers over North Bay have been advised to remain in shelter till further notice.
Light to moderate rain is likely to occur at many places over Khulna, Barishal, Chattogram, Sylhet & Dhaka divisions and at a few places over Rangpur, Rajshahi & Mymensingh divisions, the met office forecasted.
BDST: 1717 HRS, DEC 18, 2018