The severe cyclonic storm “Fani” over gangetic West Bengal and adjoining southwestern part of Bangladesh moved north and
northeastwards further, weakening into a cyclonic storm and is located over Satkhira, Jashore and Khulna region and adjoining area at 6 am today. It is likely to move in a north-northeasterly direction further inland over Bangladesh.
Under the influence of the cyclonic storm, the sky remains overcast and rain and thundershowers with gusty or squally wind is continuing over Bangladesh.
Maximum sustained wind speed within 54 kms of the storm centre is about 62
kph rising to 88 kph in gusts and squalls. Sea will remain very rough.
Maritime ports of Mongla and Payra have been advised to keep hoisting
danger signal number seven, the met bulletin said.
Coastal districts of Bhola, Borguna, Patuakhali, Barishal, Pirozpur,
Jhalokathi, Bagherhat, Khulna, Satkhira and their offshore islands and chars
will come under danger signal number seven.
Maritime port of chottagram has been advised to be hoisted danger signal
number six as Coastal districts of Chattogram, Noakhali, Laxmipur, Feni,
Chandpur and their offshore islands and chars will also come under danger
signal number six
Maritime port of Cox’s Bazar has been advised to keep hoisted local warning
signal number four.