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BMD warns of heavy rains, landslides
  • Financial Post Desk
  • 2024-06-30 09:23:13

Heavy to extremely heavy rainfall has been observed around the country in recent days and may continue for the next few days. In this case, landslides may occur in various portions of the Chittagong hill tracts.

Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) has issued a warning of heavy rainfall in six divisions including Rangpur, Mymensingh, Dhaka, Sylhet, Barishal and Chattogram divisions. There may be heavy to very heavy rains in the next 72 hours from 4 pm on today (June 30). This information has been given in the warning of heavy rain on Sunday (June 30).

Landslides may occur at places over the hilly areas of Chattogram and Sylhet divisions due to heavy rainfall.

Maritime ports of Chattogram, Cox's Bazar, Mongla and Payra advised to hoist local cautionary signal 3 . All fishing boats and trawlers over North Bay have been advised to remain close to the coast and proceed with caution till further notice.

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BMD warns of heavy rains, landslides
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