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Cyclone 'Kyant' deep weakened into a depression

The Daily Dawn
Dawn Desk Report

In west-central Bay of Bengal cyclone 'Kyant' weakened into a deep depression and was moving southwestwards west causing rain across Bangladesh.

Meteorologists said the move further in the same direction and has the potential to cross the coast of Andhra Pradesh, India, Friday or Saturday.

"It is unlikely to coastline," Indian newspaper "The Hindu" M Mohapatra, the head of the country's cyclone warning was quoted as saying.

The Bangladesh Meteorological Department sources said there was little chance of making landfall on the coast of Bangladesh Kyant said.

In its latest weather bulletin says that the cyclonic storm has weakened into a deep depression and move southwestwards.

All sea ports in Bangladesh, distant warning signal number two, has been told to lower and lift the Remote warning signal number one. "

Thursday morning at 9 am, 975 kilometers southwest of Chittagong port, 930 kilometers southwest of Cox's Bazar was concentrated, 855 km and 850 km southwest of Mongla Port Pigeons southwest of the port.

Maximum sustained wind speed within 48 kilometers of the center, about 50 km per hour increasing up to 60 kilometers.

Met Office North Bay fishing boats near the coast and proceed with caution till further notice will be prompted to.

Meanwhile, it has been raining in various parts of the country to the capital on Thursday morning.

Met office in Dhaka, Mymensingh, Khulna, Barisal, Chittagong and Sylhet divisions and the strong winds, rain and thunder, rain, weather forecast on the part of the sky may remain mainly dry elsewhere.

The daytime temperature can drop one or two degrees Celsius.

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