‘Fani’ turns into deep depression, danger signals lowered
Weaken ‘Fani’ has turned into deep depression. As a result meteorological department has lowered danger signal number 7, 6 and 4 to signal number 3.
Director of meteorological department Shamsuddin Ahmed delivered the information on Saturday noon at a press conference organized about latest situation of cyclone ‘Fani’ and the preparations.
Earlier, on May 2 in a special notice of meteorological department Mongla and Payra seaports were asked to hoist danger signal number seven, Chattogram seaport was asked to hoist danger signal number six and Cox’s Bazar seaport was asked to hoist cautionary signal number four.
On Saturday in a special notice of met office it was said, cyclone Fani lying in Faridpur-Dhaka region and adjoining area, has turned into a land deep depression after moving northeast direction and being weakened. It may move to further north-northeast direction.
The country is experiencing cloudy weather following impact of the deep depression as well as rainfall with thunder shower with gusty wind.
As an impact of the deep depression gusty wind from 50 to 60 kilometers per hour may continue in different part of the country. The sea is remaining billowy.
Mongla and Payra seaports have been advised to hoist danger signal number 3 instead of previous signal number 7.
Chattogram seaport has been advised to hoist signal number 3 instead of signal number 6.
Cox’s Bazar sea port has been advised to hoist local cautionary signal number 3 instead of signal number 4.
Due to the influence of the new moon and air pressure difference the low lying areas of coastal districts Chattogram, Noakhali, Laksmipur, Feni, Chandpur, Bhola, Hatia, Sandwip, Barguna, Patuakhali, Barishal, Pirojpur, Jhalakhathi, Bagerhat, Khulna, Satkhira and their nearest islands and shoals may be inundated with 2 to 4 feet tidal surge.
All the fishing boats and trawlers are asked to remain in safe shelter until further direction is given.