• Tuesday, Sep 27, 2022
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Deep depression intensifies into Cyclone ‘Gulab’; rain likely across country

  • Published at 07:15 am September 26th, 2021
Cyclone Gulab
Satellite image shows Cyclone Gulab's progression over the Bay of Bengal Collected

Maritime ports have been advised to hoist distant warning signal number two

Light to moderate rain or thunder showers accompanied by temporary gusty wind is likely at many places in the country as the deep depression over East Central Bay and adjoining Northeast Bay intensified into cyclonic storm ‘Gulab’.

“The deep depression moved westwards and intensified into cyclonic storm ‘Gulab’ over Northwest Bay and adjoining west-central Bay”, Bangladesh Meteorological Department said on Sunday in a regular bulletin.

“Light to moderate rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty wind is likely to occur one or two places over Dhaka, Rajshahi, Mymensingh, Khulna, Barishal, Chattogram and Sylhet divisions with moderately heavy falls at isolated places over southern part of the country,” it added

Weather may remain mainly dry with temporary partly cloudy sky elsewhere over the country.

It is likely to move West-Northwestards further. The axis of monsoon trough runs through Rajsthan, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Centre of the Cyclone to Assam across Bangladesh. 

Monsoon is less active over Bangladesh and moderate over the North Bay.

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

Besides, the maritime ports of the country have been advised to hoist distant warning signal number two.

It was centered at 6 am on Sunday about 665km Southwest of Chattogram port, 630km Southwest of Cox’s Bazar port, 525km South of Mongla port and 530km south of Payra port, said the bulletin.

It is likely to move in a West-Northwesterly direction further.

Maximum sustained wind speed within 54km of the cyclone center is about 62 kph rising to 88 kph in gusts or squalls.

Sea will remain very rough near the cyclone center.

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

They are also advised not to venture into the deep sea.

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