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Waning cyclone causes rain

Published : 05 Dec 2021 10:39 PM | Updated : 06 Dec 2021 03:52 PM

Cyclone Jawad has weakened into a deep depression. Within 48 km of the deep depression centre, the maximum continuous wind speed is 50 km per hour is increasing up to 60 km in the form of gusts or storms.

Due to low pressure, light to moderate rain was seen in most parts of Rajshahi, Dhaka, Khulna and Barisal divisions, Mymensingh, Chittagong and Sylhet divisions and Rangpur division on Sunday.

According to the meteorological reports, the deep depression in the West-Central Bay of Bengal and adjoining Northwest Bay of Bengal is moving further northeast and is located in the Northwest Bay of Bengal and adjoining West-Central Bay of Bengal.

On Sunday morning, the cyclone was located 75 km southwest of Chittagong seaport, 855 km southwest of Cox's Bazar seaport, 695 km southwest of Mongla seaport and 725 km southwest of Payra seaport. It is expected to become progressively weaker as it moves further northeast. 

Meteorologist Abul Kalam Rahman told Bangladesh Post that deep convection clouds continue to form in the Bay of Bengal and coastal areas of Bangladesh due to the impact of the anterior part of the deep depression. 

“There is excess air pressure variation. In the North Bay and coastal areas of Bangladesh, there may be temporary gusts, rainfall or thunderstorms reaching up to 40-50 kmph,” he said.

He added that Chittagong, Cox's Bazar, Mongla and Payra seaports have been asked to display local warning signal number 3 again. Fishing boats and trawlers stationed in the North Bay and the deep sea have been asked to move to a safe haven until further notice.

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