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Signal 3 to continue for maritime ports

Signal 3 to continue for maritime ports

Maritime ports of Chattogram, Cox’s Bazar, Mongla and Payra have been advised to continue hoisting the local cautionary signal number three as a well-marked low is persisting over the Northwest Bay of Bengal and adjoining area.

The deep depression over coastal Andhra Pradesh and adjoining area moved north-northeastwards weakened into depression and then into a well-marked low over the Northwest Bay of Bengal and adjoining area, said a met office weather bulletin on Tuesday (Dec 18).

It is likely to move north-northeasterly direction further and weaken gradually by giving precipitation.

Under its influence, gusty or squally wind is likely to affect the maritime ports and coastal areas of Bangladesh.

All fishing boats and trawlers over the North Bay have been advised to remain in shelter till further notice.

Besides, in press release, the met office predicted light to moderate rain at many places over Khulna, Barishal, Chattogram, Sylhet and Dhaka divisions and at a few places over Rangpur, Rajshahi and Mymensingh divisions during 24 hours as of 9 a.m. tomorrow.

Night temperature may fall by 2-4 degrees Celsius and day temperature may remain nearly unchanged over the country during the period.

The maximum temperature in the country was recorded 32.0 degrees Celsius yesterday at Teknaf in Chattogram division and minimum temperature was 14.0 degrees Celsius today at Nikli in Dhaka division.