Maritime ports asked to hoist signal 3

The met office has asked the maritime ports of Chattogram, Cox’s Bazar, Mongla and Payra to hoist local cautionary signal No. 3, reports UNB.

In a warning message on Wednesday morning, the Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) said light to moderate rain or thunder showers accompanied by temporary gusty wind is likely to occur at most places over Rangpur, Rajshahi, Dhaka, Mymensingh, Khulna, Barishal, Chattogram and Sylhet divisions.

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Some of these places could be hit by moderately heavy to very heavy falls in the next 24 hours.

The met office advised all fishing boats and trawlers to remain close to the coast and proceed with caution until further notice.