The maritime ports of Chattogram, Cox’s Bazar, Mongla and Payra have been advised to keep hoisting local cautionary signal number two as the cyclonic storm ‘Pabuk’ remaining over Andaman sea and adjoining area, moved northwestwards over the same area.
“The cyclonic storm ‘Pabuk’ over Andaman sea and adjoining area moved northwestwards over the same area,” a met office bulletin said here this morning.
It was centered at 06 am today about 1330 km southeast of Chattogram port, 1240 km southeast of Cox’s Bazar port, 1445 km southeast of Mongla port and 1365 km southeast of Payra port, the bulletin added.
It is likely to move in a north or northwesterly direction further.
Maximum sustained wind speed within 54 kms of the cyclone centre is about 62 kph rising to 88 kph in gusts or squalls. Sea will remain very rough near the cyclone centre.
All fishing boats and trawlers over North Bay have been advised to come close to the coast and proceed with caution till further Notice. They are also advised not to venture into the deep sea.