Cautionary signal no 3 in sea as low formed over Bay...

Dhaka, Sunday   25 October 2020

Cautionary signal no 3 in sea as low formed over Bay

 Staff Correspondent

 Published: 10:51 AM, 24 September 2020   Updated: 05:51 PM, 24 September 2020

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Monsoon is active over Bangladesh and strong over North Bay. Rain or thundershowers have been occurred over the country since Monday due to a low-pressure area was formed over the Bay of Bengal.

The low over Chattisgarh and adjoining area merged with monsoon axis. The axis of monsoon
a trough runs through Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, North Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, West Bengal to Assam across the central part of Bangladesh. 

Under its influence strong monsoon persists over North Bay and deep convection is taking place. Squally weather may affect the maritime ports, North Bay and adjoining coastal areas of Bangladesh. 

Maximum rainfall for the last twenty-four hours till 6:00 am today was recorded 220 millimetres (mm) at Panchagarh.  

The Bangladesh Meteorological Department on Thursday asked the maritime ports of Chattogram, Cox’s Bazar, Mongla and Payra to keep hoist the local cautionary signal no 3. 

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