The districts are – Cox’s Bazar, Chittagong, Feni, Laxmipur, Noakhali, Chandpur, Bhola, Patuakhali, Borguna, Barisal, Jhalokathi, Pirozpur, Khulna and Saatkhira.
Authorities on Wednesday morning asked for danger signal `7` to be hoisted on the Chittagong- Cox’s Bazar stretch.
A Met Office bulletin advised coastal districts of Cox’s Bazar, Chittagong, Noakhali, Laxmipur, Feni, Chandpur, Bhola, Borguna, Patuakhali, Barisal and their offshore islands to hoist danger signal ‘7’.
Mongla port and coastal districts of Pirojpur, Jhalokathi, Bagherhat, Khulna, Satkhira and their offshore islands were to raise danger signal ‘5’.
The order signed by WDB Secretary Abdul Khalek on Wednesday asked relevant officials to keep close contacts with local administration, office of disaster management, relief and rescue workers.