Maritime ports advised to hoist signal 3

Publish: 5:44 PM, August 8, 2019 | Update: 5:44:PM, August 8, 2019

DHAKA,– Maritime ports of Chattogram, Cox’s Bazar, Mongla and Payra have been advised to hoist local cautionary signal number three as steep pressure gradient persists over North Bay and adjoining coastal areas due to the influence of deep convection there.

“Under its influence steep pressure gradient persists over North Bay and adjoining coastal areas and deep convection is taking place over North Bay. Squally weather is likely to affect the maritime ports, North Bay and adjoining coastal areas of Bangladesh”, said a met office warning issued here today.

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