Maritime ports of Chattogram, Cox’s bazar, Mongla and Payra have been advised to keep hoisted distant cautionary signal no one as the depression over equatorial Indian Ocean and adjoining South Bay moved Northwestwards over the same area.
It was centered at midnight last night (Friday ) about 2100 km South of Chattogram port, 2020 km south of Cox"s bazar port, 2105 km South of Mongla port and 2060 km south of payra port, said a met office bulletin.
It is likely to intensify further and move in a Northwesterly direction.
Maximum sustained wind speed within 44kms of the depression centre is about 40kph rising to 50kph in gusts/squalls.
Sea will remain moderate near the depression centre.
All fishing boats and trawlers over North Bay and deep sea have been advised to proceed with caution till further notice.