Published:  02:25 PM, 02 July 2019

Maritime ports asked to keep hoisted signal 3

Maritime ports asked to keep hoisted signal 3


The maritime ports of Chattogram, Cox’s Bazar, Mongla and Payra have been advised to keep hoisted local cautionary signal No 3 as squally weather is likely to affect those, North Bay and adjoining areas.

The well-marked low over the Northwest Bay and adjoining coastal areas of Bangladesh, West Bengal and Odisha moved westwards and now lies over North Odisha and adjoining areas of Gangetic West Bengal, said a Met office warning message.

Under its influence, steep pressure gradient persists over the North Bay and adjoining coastal areas of Bangladesh, it said.

All fishing boats and trawlers over the North Bay have been advised to remain close to the coast and proceed with caution till further notice.

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