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Low-lying coastal areas, chars likely to be inundated by 8-12 feet height tide

Published : Sunday, 26 May, 2024 at 1:12 PM  Count : 349

Low-lying coastal areas, chars likely to be inundated by 8-12 feet height tide

Low-lying coastal areas, chars likely to be inundated by 8-12 feet height tide



Cyclone Remal has now intensified into a severe cyclonic storm. It is gradually approaching the coast of Bangladesh.

Under the peripheral effect of the severe cyclone and steep pressure gradient, the low-lying areas of the coastal districts of Khulna, Satkhira, Bagherhat, Pirojpur Jhalakathi, Barguna, Barishal, Bhola, Patuakhali, Noakhali, Lakshmipur, Feni, Chandpur, Cumilla, Chattogram, Cox's Bazar and their islands and chars are likely to be inundated by wind-driven surge of 08-12 feet height above normal, astronomical tide, it reads.

Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) in a special bulletin confirmed this on Sunday (May 26) morning.

Under the influence of the cyclone Rajshahi, Rangpur, Mymensingh, Dhaka, Khulna, Barishal, Chattogram and Sylhet divisions are likely to experience heavy (44-88 mm) to very heavy rainfall (289 mm) with gusty or squally wind. Due to very heavy rainfall, landslides may occur at places in Cox's Bazar, Bandarban, Rangamati, Khagrachari and Chattogram.

All fishing boats and trawlers in north Bay and deep sea have been advised to remain in shelter till further notice.

TF

Great danger signal no 10 for Mongla, Payra ports

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Cyclone Remal   Coastal areas   BMD  








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