The Cyclonic storm ‘Komen’ over Northeast bay and adjoining Bangladesh coast remained practically stationary and it is likely to move in a Northerly direction and may cross Chittagong coast by evening.
Under its influence squally weather is continuing over North bay, adjoining coastal area of Bangladesh and there Islands, said according to special weather bulletin of Bangladesh Mete-orological department.
It was centered at 12pm about 65 kms Southwest of Chittagong port, 80 kms Northwest of Cox’s Bazar port, 205 kms East-Southeast of Mongla port and 125 kms Southeast of Payra Port.
After landfall the system may move West-Northwestwards and weaken gradually by giving precipitation.
Maximum sustained wind speed within 54 kms of the cyclone centre is about 62 kph rising to 88 kph in gusts/squalls.
Sea will remain very rough near the system centre.
Maritime ports of Chittagong and Cox’s Bazar have been advised to keep hoisted danger signal no seven.
The coastal districts of Cox’s Bazar, Chittagong, Noakhali, Laxmipur, Feni, Chandpur, Bhola and their offshore islands and chars will come under danger signal number seven.
Maritime ports of Mongla and Payra have been asked to keep hoisted danger signal no. five.
The coastal districts of Borguna, Patuakhali, Barisal, Pirojpur, Jhalakathi, Bagerhat, Khulna Satkhira and their offshore islands and chars will come under danger signal number five.
Under the influence of the cyclonic storm, coastal districts Cox’s Bazar, Chittagong, Noakhali, Laxmipur, Feni, Chandpur, Bhola, Barisal, Patuakhali, Borguna, Bagerhat, Khulna, Satkhira and their offshore island and chars are likely to experience wind speed up to 70-90 kph in gusts/squalls with heavy rain falls.
Due to heavy rainfall, landslide may occur at places over the hilly regions of Chittagong divi-sion.
All fishing boats, trawlers and marine vessels over North bay have been advised to remain in shelter till further notice.