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Maritime ports advised to lower signal

Published on: 10:06 pm - Wednesday | August 29, 2018

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The maritime ports of Chattogram, Cox’s Bazar, Mongla and Payra have been advised to lower signal as the low over north odisha and adjoining area weakened further and merged with the monsoon axis, a Met bulletin said today.

“The low pressure area over north Odisha and adjoining area merged with
the monsoon axis… The axis of monsoon trough runs through Rajastan,
Hariyana, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha and extends to Assam across Gangetic West Bengal and southern part of Bangladesh,” the bulletin added.

Squally weather is unlikely over the maritime ports, North Bay and
adjoining coastal area of Bangladesh. But all fishing boats and trawlers over
North Bay have been advised to proceed with caution till today evening.

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

Day temperature may fall slightly and night temperature may remain nearly
unchanged over the country. The maximum temperature was recorded 35.5 degrees Celsius yesterday at Rajshahi while today’s minimum temperature 24.8 degrees Celsius at Kutubdia and Cox’s Bazar in Chattogram division.

The highest rainfall in the last 24 hours as of 6 am today was recorded
111 mm at Cox’s Bazar in Chattogram division.

The sun sets at 6:20 pm today and rises at 5:39 am tomorrow in the
capital.

(BSS)
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