The well-marked low over coastal areas of Bangladesh, West Bengal and adjoining northwest bay moved north-northwestwards slightly and intensified into a land depression, reported UNB.
It was centered at 9:00 am today (Monday) over Gangetic West Bengal, Bangladesh and adjoining northwest Bay of Bengal, said a Met office bulletin this morning.
It is likely to intensify and move in a northwesterly direction further inland.
Under its impact deep convection is stretching over North Bay and adjoining coastal areas of Bangladesh.
Maritime ports of Chittagong, Cox’s Bazar, Mongla and Payra ought to keep hoisted local cautionary signal no. 3.
Turbulent weather may influence the maritime ports, North Bay and adjoining coastal areas of Bangladesh.
All fishing boats and trawlers over North Bay have been advised to remain near the coast and proceed with caution till further notice.
Due to well-marked low over coastal areas of Bangladesh, West Bengal and adjoining northwest bay, heavy to very heavy rainfall are likely to occur at places over Khulna, Barisal and Rajshahi divisions and the regions of Faridpur and Madaripur during next 24 hours commencing 9:30 am today, said the bulletin.
Bangla Insider/ MA