Dhaka, Tuesday   19 March 2019

Signal 2 for maritime ports over cyclone Pabuk

 Staff Correspondent

 Published: 02:29 PM, 6 January 2019   Updated: 02:29 PM, 6 January 2019

Daily Bangladesh Desk

Daily Bangladesh Desk

The maritime ports of Chattogram, Cox’s Bazar, Mongla and Payra have been advised to keep hoisting local cautionary signal number 2 as the cyclonic storm ‘Pabuk’ remaining over Andaman sea and adjoining area, moved northwestwards over the same area. 

A met office bulletin on Sunday morning said this. 

The cyclone was centered at 6:00 am today about 1330 km southeast of Chattogram port, 1240 km southeast of Cox’s Bazar port, 1445 km southeast of Mongla port and 1365 km southeast of Payra port, the bulletin added.

It is likely to move in the north or northwesterly direction further.

Maximum sustained wind speed within 54 kms of the cyclone centre is about 62 kph rising to 88 kph in gusts or squalls. Sea will remain very rough near the cyclone centre.

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

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