Cyclone SITRANG Situation Report #2

The front part of Cyclone “Sitrang” lashed Bangladesh on 24 October 2022 evening and the centre made landfall at that mid night (local standard time) in coastal district of Bangladesh. It landed near Rangabali upazila (sub-district) of Patuakhali district. According to the observations of the Bangladesh
Meteorological Department (BMD), the wind speed was highest 74 kmph in Cox’s Bazar and Chattogram at 9:30pm on Monday, 24 October 2022. Due to the cyclone, rain and thundershowers swept over the other parts of the country, including the capital Dhaka.

The deep depression over the east-central Bay of Bengal and adjoining formed on 20 October 2022. It had intensified into a cyclonic storm “Sitrang” (pronunciation: si-trang) on 23 October.

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