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12:10 PM, May 21, 2016 / LAST MODIFIED: 01:01 PM, May 21, 2016

Cyclone Roanu: Ctg airport suspends all flight operations

The Shah Amanat International Airport, Chittagong has suspended all of its flight operations due to Cyclonic storm Roanu.

ALSO READ: 5 killed in 3 districts as Cyclone Roanu nears coast

The last flight that left the airport was at 10:43am, our correspondent reports.

ALSO READ: Goods handling remains suspended at Chittagong port

All aircrafts have been taken to safe shelter, Wing Commander Riajal Kabir, manager of the airport, told The Daily Star.

ALSO READ: Roanu may cross Barisal-Ctg coast by morning or noon

Meanwhile, goods loading and unloading from all ships remain suspended at Chittagong seaport since the morning as Cyclone Roanu nears the Barisal-Chittagong coast.

The Met Office has issued cautionary signal-7 for Chittagong, Mongla and Payra ports, which means the port will experience severe weather.

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