Signal 3 to continue for Maritime ports, heavy rainfall likely


DHAKA, June 13, 2018 (BSS) – Maritime ports of Chattogram, Cox’s Bazar,
Mongla and Payra have been advised to keep hoisting local cautionary signal
number three as the deep convection is continuing over North Bay and
adjoining coastal area of Bangladesh.

“Monsoon is strong over North Bay. Squally weather is likely to affect the
maritime ports, North Bay and adjoining coastal areas of the country,” said a
met office bulletin here today.

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 the influence of heavy (44-88mm) to very heavy (89mm) rainfall with
gusty or squally wind is likely to occur over Barishal, Chattogram and Sylhet
divisions during the next 24 hrs commencing from 11 am today, said another
weather bulletin.

Due to very heavy rainfall landslide may occur at places over the hilly
regions of Chattogram division.

Besides, the met office also predicted light to moderate rain or
thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty wind and lightning flashes at
most places over Barishal, Chattogram, Sylhet and Mymensingh divisions, at
many places over Dhaka, Khulna and Rangpur divisions and at a few places over
Rajshahi division with moderately heavy to very heavy falls at places over
the country in next 24 hours as of 9 am tomorrow.

Day and night temperature may remain nearly unchanged over the country
during the period.

The maximum temperature was recorded 37.4 degrees Celsius yesterday at
Jashore in Khulna division and today’s minimum temperature 24.5 degrees
Celsius at Rangamati and Cumilla in Chattogram division.

The highest rainfall in the last 24 hours as of 6 am today was recorded
227 mm at Feni in Chattogram division.

The sun sets today at 6:47 pm and rises at 5:11 am tomorrow in the