• Tuesday, Oct 26, 2021
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Govt opens control room to tackle Cyclone Yaas

  • Published at 08:57 pm May 23rd, 2021
Yaas
Screenshot from Windy shows the low-pressure area formed in the Bay of Bengal on Sunday, May 23, 2021 Windy

Control room number - 01318234560

The Water Resources Ministry has set up a control room to monitor the forecasted cyclonic storm Yaas and collect information about it, which is likely to cross West Bengal and north Odisha, India coasts by May 26 evening.

The phone number of the control room is 01318234560, said an official release signed by the ministry’s deputy secretary SM Sarwar Kamal in Dhaka on Sunday.


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Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) has said that the well-marked low over the East-Central Bay and adjoining area concentrated into a depression over the same area.

It was centred at 12pm on Sunday about 700km south-southwest of Chittagong Port, 625km south- southeast of Cox’s Bazar Port, 710km south of Mongla Port, and 655km south of Payra Port, it said.


Also Read- Cyclone Yaas: Maritime ports asked to hoist signal 1


It is likely to intensify further into a deep depression, then into a cyclonic storm, and move in a northwesterly direction.

The maximum sustained wind speed within 44km of the depression centre is about 40km/h rising to 50km/h gusts or squalls while the sea will remain moderate.

Maritime ports of Chittagong, Cox’s Bazar, Mongla, and Payra have been advised to keep hoisted distant cautionary signal number one.


Also Read- Cyclone Yaas likely to intensify into ‘very severe cyclonic storm’ by Tuesday


All fishing boats and trawlers over the North Bay and deep sea have been advised to come close to the coast and proceed with caution. 

They are also advised not to venture into the deep sea.

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