Sunny Eid day likely, after heavy rains

Prothom Alo English Desk | Update:

Maritime ports of Chattogram, Cox's Bazar, Mongla and Payra have been advised to keep hoisted local cautionary signal no. 3.

The Met office issued the cautionary signal as deep convection is continuing over north bay and adjoining coastal area of Bangladesh, reports UNB.

However, BSS quoting the Met office reported that sunny weather is likely over the country, including capital city, on Saturday, supposed to be the day of holy Eid-ul-Fitr.

“The weather is likely to be sunny on Saturday (June 16) over the country, including capital city. But rain is likely to occur at many places over Sylhet division and at a few places over Mymensingh and Chattogram divisions,” Arif Hossain, a meteorologist at BMD told BSS.

Heavy (44-88mm) to very heavy (89-mm) rainfall with gusty or

squally wind may occur over Chattogram and Sylhet divisions in 24 hrs commencing from 11am Thursday, as strong monsoon deep convection is continuing over north Bay and adjoining coastal area of the country, he said.

Due to very heavy rainfall landslide may occur at places over the hilly

regions of Chattogram and Sylhet divisions, according to the forecast.

All fishing boats and trawlers over North Bay have been advised to remain close to the coast and proceed with caution. They are also advised not to venture into the deep sea.

Under its influence heavy (44-88mm) to very heavy (>89mm) rainfall with gusty/squally wind is likely to occur over Chattogram and Sylhet divisions during next 24hrs commencing 11am on Tuesday, said a Met office.

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