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Cyclonic storm Michaung likely to intensify further

Published : Sunday, 3 December, 2023 at 8:37 PM  Count : 414

Cyclonic storm Michaung likely to intensify further

Cyclonic storm Michaung likely to intensify further

The Deep Depression over Southwest Bay and adjoining area moved Northwestwards, intensified into a Cyclonic Storm 'Michaung' (pronunciation: Migjaum) and now lies over the same area. It is likely to move Northwestwards and intensify further.

It was centred at 6 pm on Sunday about 1560 km Southwest of Chattogram port, 1,520 km Southwest of Cox’s Bazar port, 1,420 km Southwest of Mongla port and 1,430 km Southwest of Payra port, said a Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) office bulletin.

Maximum sustained wind speed within 54 km of the cyclone centre is about 62 kph rising to 88 kph in gusts or squalls. Sea will remain very rough near the cyclone centre.
Maritime ports of Chattogram, Cox’s Bazar, Mongla and Payra have been advised to keep hoisted distant warning signal No two ® two.

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

Meanwhile, weather may remain mainly dry with temporary partly cloudy sky over the country.

Light fog may occur at places over Northern part of the country during late night till Monday morning.

Night and day temperature may remain nearly unchanged over the country, the weather forecast will be valid for 24 hours commencing from 6pm on Sunday.


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