Seaports invited to hoist signal n ° 2 as the cyclone looms
May 24, 2021, 10:44 a.m.
May 24, 2021 3:51:22 PM
The seaports of Chattogram, Cox’s Bazar, Mongla and Payra were asked to hoist remote warning signal No.2 instead of warning No.1 on Monday as the low over the southeast bay and the Andaman Sea adjacent was intensifying into cyclonic storm “ Yass ”.
The low over East-Central Bay and the adjacent area moved northwest and intensified into a cyclonic storm “Yass” over the same area, UNB reports.
In a special weather report, the Met Office said at 6:00 a.m. today (Monday) that it was about 775 km southwest of the port of Chattogram, 605 km southwest of the Cox’s Bazar port, 650 km south of Mongla port and 605 km. km south of the port of Payra.
It is likely to intensify further and move north-northwest.
The maximum sustained wind speed within 54 km of the center of the deep depression is around 62 km / h and rises to 88 km / h in gusts or squalls, according to the bulletin.
The seas will remain very rough near the center of the low.
All fishing vessels and trawlers over the North Bay and the high seas have been advised to stay close to the coast and proceed with caution. They were also advised not to venture out on the high seas.