The Downward Pressure in the South Bay has turned into a deep Downward Pressure. It may become more concentrated and move north-west. Saturday (March 5) meteorologist said. This information has been given in the warning signed by Hafizur Rahman.
The deep Downward Pressure was reported at 6 am on Saturday at 1,615 km south-southwest of Chittagong seaport, 1,565 km south-southwest of Cox’s Bazar seaport and 1,495 km south-southwest of Mongla seaport and Payra seaport.
The warning further said that the maximum continuous wind speed within 48 km of the center of deep Downward Pressure is 50 km per hour, which is increasing up to 60 km in the form of gusts or gusty winds. The sea is moderately rough near the center of the deep Downward Pressure.
Chittagong, Cox’s Bazar, Mongla and Payra seaports have been asked to be closely monitored for further instructions. Fishing boats and trawlers stationed in the North Bay and the deep sea have been asked to move with caution.