Cyclonic Storm Michaung over southwest Bay and adjoining area moved north-northwestwards and now lies over west central Bay of Bengal and adjoining area
A low-pressure area near the Andaman and Nicobar Islands is likely to intensify into a cyclonic storm over the Bay of Bengal within the next few days, according to a forecast by Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD).
The low pressure that is likely to form over the southeast Bay of Bengal due to a cyclonic circulation in South Thailand and adjoining South Andaman Sea is expected to intensify into a depression on November 29 and may head towards Bangladesh after changing course, said the Indian Met department and some global forecasting models
A low pressure is likely to form over South Andaman Sea and adjoining area during next 48 hours.
Chattogram Port was put on Alert No 3, its second-highest alert, this morning after the met office advised to hoist danger signal no 6 due to cyclonic storm Midhili
The cyclonic storm was centred at 6:00am today about 470 km west-southwest of Chattogram port, 445 km west-southwest of Cox's Bazer port, 330 km southwest of Mongla port, and 330 km southwest of Payra port
Around 300 tourists have been stranded on St Martin's Island due to the formation of a depression in the Bay of Bengal
The deep depression over west-central Bay of Bengal is likely to intensify into a cyclonic storm and expected to cross Bangladesh coast between Mongla and Payra Sea Port tomorrow packing a maximum wind speed of 80km per hour, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said today