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Maritime Ports asked to lower signal

 Staff Correspondent

 Published: 03:52 PM, 10 July 2019  

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Maritime ports of Chattogram, Cox’s Bazar, Mongla and Payra have been advised to lower signal as squally weather is unlikely to persist over the maritime ports, North Bay and adjoining coastal areas of Bangladesh, said a met office bulletin issued on Wednesday.

Earlier on Sunday, the maritime ports were advised to keep hoisted signal 3. 

Meanwhile, the Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) on Wednesday said that most parts of the country is likely to experience Moderately heavy to heavy rainfall in the next 24 hours till 9 am tomorrow. 

“Light to moderate rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty wind is likely to occur at most places over Rangpur, Mymensingh, Chattogram and Sylhet divisions and at many places over Rajshahi, Dhaka, Khulna and Barishal divisions with moderately heavy to very heavy falls at places over the country”, said a met office release. 

“Monsoon is active over Bangladesh and moderate over North Bay”, it added. 

The met office also predicted that the rainfall activity may decrease at the end period in the next 72 hours.

However, the day and night temperature may remain nearly unchanged over the country.