Thursday, 9 December, 2021
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Maritime ports asked to be hoisted signal-1

Maritime ports asked to be hoisted signal-1

Maritime ports of Chattogram, Cox's Bazar, Mongla and Payra have been advised to be hoisted local cautionary signal number one as the depression over south west bay and adjoining area moved north-westwards over the same area.

The depression over south west bay and adjoining area moved north- westwards over the same area and was centered at 9 am today about 1635 Kilometers (Kms) south west of Chattogram port, 1590 Kms south west of Cox's Bazar port, 1490 Kms south west of Mongla port and 1500 Kms south west of Payra port, said a met office special weather bulletin.

It is likely to intensify further and moved in a west north-westwards direction, it added.

Maximum sustained wind speed within 44 Kms of the depression centre is about 40 Kph rising to 50 Kph in gusts / squalls. Sea will remain moderate near the depression.

All fishing boats and trawlers over deep sea have been advised to come close to North Bay.