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Great danger signal tonight, Remal likely to hit coast Sunday

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Published: 16:52, 25 May 2024   Update: 17:27, 25 May 2024
Great danger signal tonight, Remal likely to hit coast Sunday

Cyclonic storm Remal is likely to hit the coastal regions of Satkhira, Khulna and Chattogram by Sunday (May 26) evening.

Cautionary great danger signal may be issued on Saturday night. Parts of Satkhira and Cox’s Bazar could be significantly impacted by the cyclonic storm, with a potential seven to ten-feet high tidal surge, heavy rainfall, and landslides in the hilly areas of Chattogram.

State Minister for Disaster Management and Relief Md Mohibur Rahman said this to journalists after a preparation meeting at the Secretariat on Saturday (May 25).

Almost 4,000 shelter centres have been prepared in the coastal districts, equipped with adequate dry food. A total of 80,000 volunteers are ready to tackle the situation and all necessary preparations have been taken, said Mohibur Rahman.

Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) may issue great danger signal number 10   Currently, the maritime ports have been asked to maintain local cautionary signal No. 1 and No. 3 signal will be issued within a few hours, he said.


 

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