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Cyclone Jawad in Bay of Bengal, two number warning signal

Staff Correspondent
National
Cyclone Jawad
Cyclone Jawad has formed in the Bay of Bengal. The Meteorological Department's Storm Warning Center has asked the country's seaports to display the number two warning signal.

This information was given by the Meteorological Department through a forecast on Friday evening.

According to the forecast, the deep depression in the Bay of Bengal and adjoining areas of West Bengal has further advanced and condensed to the northwest and turned into cyclone 'Jawad' at 14.5 north latitude and 85.5 degrees east longitude in the same area.

It was located 1,105 km southwest of Chattogram seaport, 1,055 km southwest of Cox's Bazar seaport, 995 km south-southwest of Mongla seaport, and 990 km south-southwest of Payra seaport on Friday. It may become more concentrated and move northwest.

The forecast further states that within a maximum of 54 kilometers of the deep depression center, the maximum continuous wind speed is 62 kilometers per hour; Which is increasing up to 88 km in the form of gusts or gusty winds. The sea is very rough near the center of the cyclone.

Chattogram, Cox's Bazar, Mongla and Payra seaports have been asked to lower the number one remote warning signal and display the number two remote warning signal instead.

The Meteorological Department said fishing boats and trawlers stationed in the North Bay and the deep sea have been asked to proceed cautiously from near the coast. They were also told not to wander in the deep sea.

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