Cyclone Mahasen is moving towards the coastal areas of the Bangladesh from over southeast Bay and adjoining southwest Bay and might hit Bangladesh any time on Wednesday. It was centered about 1,080 kms south southwest of Chittagong port, 1,015 kms south southwest of Cox’s Bazar port and 970 kms south southwest of Mongla port on May 14. Maximum sustained wind speed within 54 kms of the storm centre is about 62 kph rising to 88 kph in gusts/ squalls. Sea will remain very rough near the storm centre.
Community radio RADIO SAGOR GIRI-FM99.2 broadcasting bulletin on the direction of cyclone ‘Mahasen’ in every half an hour in local languages. It broadcasting special bulletins repeatedly and draw the attention of all to prepare for facing “Mahasen”, so that community can be able to take initiatives in advance and thus the damage can be reduced.