Maritime ports advised to keep hoisting signal No. 3


DHAKA, July 22, 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 monsoon land depression now lies over North Odisha and
adjoining area.

The monsoon land depression over north coastal Odisha and adjoining gangetic West Bengal moved slightly northwestwards and it is likely to move in a northwesterly direction further inland and weaken gradually, said a Met
Office weather bulletin here today.

Steep pressure gradient persists over the North Bay and adjoining coastal areas of Bangladesh, the release said, adding that squally weather is likely to affect the maritime ports, the North Bay and adjoining coastal area.

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