The very severe cyclonic storm Mokha moved North-Northeastwards and crossed fully over the Bangla-desh-Myanmar coast at 6pm on Sunday, weakening into a deep land depression near Sittwe in the neigh-boring Myanmar.
It is likely to move further inland and weaken gradually by precipitation (rainfall), said a Met Office bulletin.
Maritime port of Cox’s Bazar has been advised to lower great danger signal No 10, and hoist local cau-tionary signal no 3.
Maritime ports of Chattogram and Payra have been advised to lower great danger signal no. 8 and hoist local cautionary signal no. 3.
Maritime port of Mongla has been similarly advised to lower local warning signal no. 4 and hoist local cautionary signal no. 3.
All fishing boats and trawlers over North Bay have been advised to remain in shelter till further notice.