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Maritime ports asked to hoist signal no 3, heavy rainfall likely

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Thursday 14 June, 2018 04:12:37 pm

Maritime ports asked to hoist signal no 3, heavy rainfall likely

Dhaka, June 14 (UNB) –Maritime ports of Chattogram, Cox’s Bazar, Mongla and Payra have been advised to keep hoisted local cautionary signal no three as deep convection is continuing over North bay and adjoining coastal area of Bangladesh.

Monsoon is strong over North Bay, said a Met office bulletin.

Squally weather is likely to affect the maritime ports, North Bay and adjoining coastal areas of the country. 

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

Under its influence heavy (44-88mm) to very heavy (>89mm) rainfall with gusty/squally wind is likely to occur over Chattogram and Sylhet divisions during next 24hrs commencing 11am on Tuesday, said a Met office.

Due to very heavy rainfall, landslide may occur at places over the hilly regions of Chattogram and Sylhet divisions, it added.