Friday, 05 June 2020

Cox’s Bazaar, Bangladesh: A special storm warning has been sounded for the coastal areas of Bay of Bengal by the Meteorology and Hydrology, office of Cox’s Bazaar, last night.


The tropical storm over the Bay of Bengal has intensified further into a cyclone and is centered over southwest of Coco Island.

The cyclone is moving slowly in the northeast direction. The forecast is that, it will pass through the coastal region between Akyab in the northern part of Arakan State and Chittagong of Bangladesh within the next 72 hours.

Squalls are likely in Arakan, Cox’s Bazaar and Chittagong areas in 48 hours. Squalls with moderate to rough seas are likely along the Arakan coast and Chittagong coast within 48 hours. Surface wind speed during the squalls may reach between 50 to 60 mph.