The cyclonic storm Sitrang crossed the Barishal-Chattogram coast near Bhola around midnight on Monday but weakened rapidly into a depression by giving precipitation, the weather department said in its latest bulletin on Tuesday.
Meanwhile, sitrang is heading towards India's Meghalaya-Tripura through Brahmanbaria-Sylhet region.
The maritime ports of Mongla, Payra, and Chattogram have been advised to lower danger signal number 7 and hoist local cautionary signal number 3 instead.
Meanwhile, the maritime port of Cox's Bazar has been advised to lower danger signal number 6 and hoist local cautionary signal number 3.
Under the influence of new moon phase and steep pressure gradient the low-lying areas of the coastal districts of Satkhira, Khulna, Bagerhat, Jhalakathi, Pirojpur, Barguna, Patuakhali, Bhola, Barisal, Lakshmipur, Chandpur, Noakhali, Feni, Chattogram, Cox’s bazar and their offshore islands and chars are likely to be inundated by the wind driven surge height of 3-5 feet above normal astronomical tide.