Does Bulbul Hit Odisha?

How far is Bulbul from Kolkata?

around 930 kmCyclone ‘Bulbul’, which lay around 930 km south- southeast of Kolkata, “might turn into a severe cyclonic storm by Thursday midnight and further intensify into a very severe cyclonic storm by Saturday evening”, leading to rough sea conditions, Regional Met Director G K Das said..

Who gave Maha cyclone name?

The next cyclone Maha is named by Oman and Bulbul by Pakistan.

Is Kolkata on high alert?

Kolkata has been put on high alert after intelligence agencies warned the police on Tuesday about a possible terror attack in the capital of West Bengal.

Where is Bulbul cyclone in Kolkata?

Cyclone Bulbul: About 200 people have been given shelter at Sagar Pilot Station of Kolkata Port Trust in Kolkata. The NDRF has started road clearance work in South 24 parganas. Severe cyclonic storm Bulbul which made landfall in Indo-Bangladesh coast on Saturday midnight, has weakened now.

Who is called Bulbul of India?

Bulbul or Indian Nightingale, on a Sprig of the Custard Apple Tree.

Where is the Bulbul cyclone now?

Published: Wednesday 06 November 2019 The depression over the Bay of Bengal, which is expected to intensify into a cyclonic storm — Bulbul — and eventually into a very severe cyclonic storm, is now likely to skip Odisha and head towards Sagar Island in West Bengal and Kepupara in Bangladesh.

At what time Bulbul will hit Kolkata?

The cyclone may hit the southern tip of the state at Sagar Island and sail towards Khepupara between 9pm and midnight,” said RMC director GK Das. The coastal districts of Bengal — East Midnapore, South and North 24 Parganas —will receive very heavy showers on Saturday.

Where is Bulbul located?

Cyclonic storm Bulbul lay centred about 75 km east-northeast of Sundarban National Park in West Bengal, as per the India Meteorological Department (IMD).

Is Bulbul going to hit Kolkata?

Cyclone Bulbul, which has gained strength and intensified into a very severe cyclonic storm over Bay of Bengal, is likely to hit West Bengal by Saturday midnight or Sunday, bringing in heavy rain and gusts of up to 135 kmph in coastal areas, said the Met Department on Friday.

Which country gives the name Bulbul?

PakistanThe cyclone has been named ‘Bulbul’—a name suggested by Pakistan. Currently over 700 km away from the east coast of India, the storm is very likely to move north-northwestwards towards West Bengal and Bangladesh coasts.