Maritime ports advised to lower signal


DHAKA, Aug 8, 2018 (BSS) – The maritime ports of Chattogram, Cox’s Bazar,
Mongla and Payra have been advised to lower signal as the monsoon land
depression over north Odisha moved towards north-westwards further, weakening
into a well marked low.

“Now the well marked low lies over north Odisha and adjoining Chattishghar
of India… It is likely to move in a northwesterly direction further inland,
weaken gradually and merge with the monsoon axis, a Met bulletin issued here
this morning.

Squally weather is unlikely to hit the maritime ports, North Bay and
adjoining coastal area of Bangladesh, the bulletin added.

Moreover, light to moderate rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary
gusty wind is likely to occur at a few places in Khulna, Barishal, Chattogram
and Sylhet divisions and at one or two places in Rangpur, Rajshahi, Dhaka and
Mymensingh divisions with moderately heavy falls at some places across the
country in next 24-hour ending at 9am tomorrow.

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

The maximum temperature was recorded 35.4 degrees Celsius yesterday at
Srimangal in Sylhet divisions while today’s minimum temperature 24.4 degrees
Celsius at Ragamati in Chattogram division.

The highest rainfall in the last 24 hours as of 6 am today was recorded
only 18 mm at Netrokona in Mymensingh division as monsoon is less active over

The sun sets at 6:37 pm today and rises at 5:31 am tomorrow in the capital.