Cyclone ‘Fani’ to intensify further


Maritime ports of Chattogram, Cox’s Bazar, Mongla and Payrahave been advised to keep hoisted distant warning signal no two as the cyclonic storm ‘Fani’ over southeast Bay and adjoining area moved North-Northwestwards further over the same area.

It was centred at 6:00am Monday about 1,620km south of Chattogram port, 1,545km south of Cox’s Bazar port, 1,580 km south of Mongla port and 1,550 km south of Payra port.

It is likely to intensify further and move in a northwesterly direction.

Maximum sustained wind speed within 54km of the cyclone centre is about 62kph rising to 88kph in gusts/squalls. Sea will remain very rough near the cyclone centre.

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