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Maritime ports asked to hoist signal 1

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Wednesday 06 December, 2017 03:25:01 pm

Maritime ports asked to hoist signal 1

Dhaka, Dec 6 (UNB) – Maritime ports of Chittagong, Cox's Bazar, Mongla and Payra have been advised to keep hoisted distant cautionary signal no one, said a special bulletin of Met office.

It was centred at 12 pm today about 1470kms south-southwest of Cox’s Bazar port, 1535kms south-southwest of Mongla port and 1495kms south-southwest of Payra port.

It is likely to intensify further and move in a northwesterly direction.  

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 centre.

All fishing boats and trawlers over North Bay and deep sea have been advised to proceed with caution. They are also advised not to venture into the deep sea.