>> The weekend holiday for officials in the districts that are likely to be affected have been cancelled to deal with any eventuality.
>> Ansar and VDP, Cyclone Preparedness Programme committees, Red Crescent Society and other agencies are working in tandem at the Upazilla and Union levels.
>> All personnel of disaster response teams have been asked to remain present at their designated offices to distribute relief material if needed.
>> Divisional Commissioners of regions in danger have been asked to keep dry food and potable water ready.
>>The Mongla and Chittagong docks have been closed due to bad weather.
>>The Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority has suspended operation of all boats and steamers due to the hostile weather condition.
What the signals mean
>> Weather.com says that the Roanu may not have the intensity to cause any major devastation but it could produce heavy rainfall in Bangladesh and adjoining India and Myanmar, leading to landslides.
>> A maximum sustained wind-speed of up to 97kmph and gusty winds up to 121 kmph can be expected near the centre of the cyclone.
> A cyclone of that speed is categorised as a Type-2 cyclone.
>> On April 29, 1991, a cyclone having wind speeds up to 250kmph had left Chittagong devastated.