The Maritime ports have been advised to hoist the Distant Warning Signal No Two.The Deep Depression over Southeast Bay and adjoining area moved northwestwards intensified into cyclonic storm ‘Phethai’ and was centred over Southwest Bay and adjoining area (near lat 11.6° N, long 83.5° E) at 06 AM today (16 December, 2018).
It is likely to intensify further and move in a Northwesterly direction.
Light to moderate rain occurred over at a few places over Khulna, Barishal, Chittagong, Dhaka and Sylhet divisions in the morning. Weather may remain mainly dry with partly cloudy to cloudy sky elsewhere over the country.
Night temperature may remain nearly unchanged and day temperature may fall by 2-3°C over the country.