The super cyclone Amphan has moved northeast in the Bay of Bengal. Bangladesh has issued this morning the highest “danger signal” on the scale for tropical cyclones for the southwestern coastlines.
The possible course of Hurricane Amphan.
It was located 525 km south-west of Chittagong seaport, 515 km from Cox’s Bazar, 345 km from Mongla sea and 370 km southwest of Payra seaport at 6 am on Wednesday morning. For this reason, Mongla and Payra seaports have been asked to show the great danger signal number 10. These seaports are expected to experience severe weather from the storm of great intensity that is expected to cross over or near to the port.
This information was given in a special notification of the Meteorological Department this morning. Cyclone Amphan could cross the West Bengal and Bangladesh coasts of India through the Sundarbans this evening, the statement stated.
The bulletin added that coastal districts of Satkhira, Khulna, Bagherhat, Jhalokathi, Pirozpur, Borguna, Patuakhali, Bhola, Barishal, Laxmipur, Chandpur and their offshore islands and shoals would come under great danger signal number 10.
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