Maritime ports asked to lower signal

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28th October, 2016 12:54:27 printer

Maritime ports asked to lower signal

Maritime ports of Chittagong, Cox’s Bazar, Mongla and Payra have been advised to lower signal as the depression in bay weakened into a well marked low over west central bay off Andhra Pradesh.

 

According to met office update, the depression over west-central bay and adjoining area moved further west-southwestwards and weakened into a well marked low over west central bay off Andhra Pradesh coast at 06 am today (October 28)

 

 It is likely to move in a west-southwesterly direction further and weaken gradually.

 

All fishing boats and trawllers over North Bay have been advised to proceed with caution till afternoon, today.

 

But Pabna, Faridpur, Dhaka, Jessore, Kushtia, Khulna, Barisal, Patuakhali, Noakhali, Comilla, Chittagong, Cox’s Bazar & Sylhet wherein riverports shall hoist cautionary signal number one.

 

Over the aforesaid the regions, temporary easterly/south easterly, gusty/squally wind speed 45-60 kph is likely to occur in association with rain/thunder showers.


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