There is a risk of heavy rain with strong winds in the country. It has been raining in different parts of the country since Thursday (May 27) morning due to cyclone Yas. Such weather can cause permanent gusts, gusts of wind, rain, or thunderstorms in many parts of the country. There could also be average to heavy rains in some elements of the country.
This information was given in a warning issued by the Meteorological Department on Thursday (May 27) morning.
The warning said that most parts of Khulna, Barisal, Dhaka, Rajshahi, Rangpur, and Chittagong divisions and many parts of Mymensingh and Sylhet divisions may experience temporary gusts, gusts of wind or rain. There could also be average to heavy rains in some elements of the country.
In addition, Khulna, Satkhira, Bagerhat, Jhalokati, Pirojpur, Barguna, Patuakhali, Barisal, Bhola, Noakhali, Laxmipur, Feni, Chandpur, and other districts of the Chittagong division and the distant islands and chars at a speed of 50 to 60 kilometers per hour. The warning said.
Due to high wind speed and full moon effect, low-lying areas of Khulna, Satkhira, Bagerhat, Jhalokati, Pirojpur, Barguna, Patuakhali, Barisal, Bhola, Noakhali, Laxmipur, Feni, Chandpur, and Chittagong districts are 2 to 4 feet higher than normal.
Therefore, all types of fishing boats and trawlers stationed in the North Bay have been asked to remain in safe shelter until further notice.
The meteorological department further said that it will cover Rajshahi, Pabna, Bogra, Tangail, Faridpur, Dhaka, Jessore, Kushtia, Khulna, Barisal, Patuakhali, Noakhali, Comilla, Chittagong, and Cox’s Bazar areas at 60-80 km per hour from south-east/south.
There may be temporary gusts of wind with rain/thunderstorms. Therefore, river ports in these areas have been asked to display warning signal number 2.
In addition, temporary gusts/winds with speeds of 45-60 km per hour/thunderstorms may blow over other parts of the country from the same direction. Therefore, river ports in these areas have been asked to display warning signal number 1.