The cyclone has crossed Midhili coast. It has weakened and is now positioned as a deep depression over Patuakhali and adjoining areas.
Mongla and Payra seaports have been asked to lower distress signal number 7 and display local warning signal number 3 as the cyclone weakens across the coast. And Chittagong and Cox’s Bazar seaports have been asked to show local warning signal No. 3 and lower distress signal No. 6.
The Department of Meteorology said these things in the special notification number 11 of the weather related to the cyclone. It is said that due to the influence of deep depression, there is a lot of variation in air pressure in the North Bay of Bengal area. As a result, gale force winds continue to blow over North Bay of Bengal and adjacent coastal areas and sea ports of Bangladesh.
The maximum hourly wind speed due to the impact of this cyclone was in Hatia, which was 93 km. Mr. And Patuakhali was 84 km. Mr. Chandpur recorded maximum rainfall of 176 mm.
Earlier, the tip of Midhili started crossing the Mongla-Payra coast near Khepupara in Patuakhali today Friday (November 17) noon.
Meanwhile, all fishing boats and trawlers in North Bay of Bengal have been asked to remain in safe harbor till further orders.